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H.R. 3229 (114th): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories.

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Lee Zeldin

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jul 27, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 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).


146 Cosponsors (88 Republicans, 58 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Zeldin Joins with Individuals with Disabilities to Call For Congressional Approval of His Must Pass Bill for Much Needed Access to Critical Equipment
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Aug 31, 2016

Improving Access to Complex Rehabilitative Equipment for Americans with Disabilities
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Aug 29, 2016

Rep. Zeldins New Era of American Strength Agenda
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Feb 22, 2016

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Jul 27, 2015

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H.R. 3229 (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. 3229. 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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