S. 160 (113th): Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2013

Introduced:

Jan 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2013
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1767 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 26, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 2149 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2012

H.R. 1767 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2013

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History

Introduced
Jan 28, 2013

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Cosponsors
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