H.R. 670: Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 20, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 20, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Glenn Thompson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

56% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicaid rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries to trusts established by those beneficiaries, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 3, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 16, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 20, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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