To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply deemed enrollment to residents of Puerto Rico.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jan 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 4, 2017
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H.R. 261 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act, H.R. 261, 115th Cong. (2017).
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