A bill to improve access to durable medical equipment for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 21, 2016 but was never passed by the House.
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).
35 Cosponsors (22 Republicans, 12 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Thune Applauds Passage of 21st Century Cures”
— Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Dec 7, 2016
“Senator Lankfords Office Releases Biannual Activity Report”
— Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 11, 2016
Mar 17, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 21, 2016
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 2736 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2736. 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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