S. 861 (114th): PRIME Act of 2015

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Ordered Reported (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2425: Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Thomas Carper

Senior Senator from Delaware

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2015
Length: 30 pages

History

Mar 25, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 24, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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

Jun 24, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Finance

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 30, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Finance

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 861 (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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