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H.R. 592 (115th): Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of pharmacist services.

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Sponsor and status

Brett Guthrie

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Jan 20, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 20, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).


296 Cosponsors (172 Republicans, 124 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Guthrie Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Health Care in Underserved Communities
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Sponsor) on Jan 23, 2017

Bill to End Discrimination Against Houses of Worship Moves One Step Closer to House Vote
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 1, 2017

Bill to End Discrimination Against Houses of Worship Moves One Step Closer to House Vote
    — Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 1, 2017

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Jan 20, 2017

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

H.R. 592 (115th) 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 H.R. 592. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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