H.R. 5772: BENES Act of 2016

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to educate individuals approaching Medicare eligibility, to simplify and modernize the eligibility enrollment process, and to provide for additional assistance for complaints and requests of Medicare beneficiaries that relate to their enrollment in the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Raul Ruiz

Representative for California's 36th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 16 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jul 13, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5772 is 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.

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