A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015
Length: 22 pages
Nov 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 18, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 11, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1530.
S. 2297 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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