A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require State licensure and bid surety bonds for entities submitting bids under the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) competitive acquisition program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2015
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Portman Applauds House Passage of Bill to Remove Bad Actors from CMS Bidding Process”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Sponsor) on Mar 16, 2015
“Cardin, Portman, Larson and Tiberi Unite to Remove Bad Actors from CMS Bidding Process”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2015
Dec 4, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2975 (113th).
Jan 12, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 16, 2015
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 284 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 148 (114th).
S. 148 (114th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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