S. 984: Steve Gleason Act of 2015

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 30, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 30, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-40

Sponsor:

David Vitter

Senior Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2015
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and to remove the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program with respect to speech generating devices.

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History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 20, 2015
 
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.

Apr 22, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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.

Jul 15, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 15, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Jul 30, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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