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S. 2361 (113th): Stop Schemes and Crimes Against Medicare and Seniors (Stop SCAMS) Act

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to crack down on fraud in the Medicare program to protect seniors, people with disabilities, and taxpayers.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bill Nelson

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014
Length: 12 pages
May 20, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



May 20, 2014

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2361 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2361. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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