Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 20, 2015
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
45 Cosponsors (23 Republicans, 22 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Burgess introduces bill to improve Medicare osteoporosis testing”
— Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015
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H.R. 2461 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2461. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement, H.R. 2461, 114th Cong. (2015).
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