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H.R. 6690 (115th): Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018

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To establish a smart card pilot program to combat fraud, waste, and abuse and to protect beneficiary identity under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Peter Roskam

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Aug 28, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Roskams Bipartisan Anti-Fraud Bill Passes House
    — Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018

Mangkhut recovery continues
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Sep 17, 2018

On the House Floor This Week - 9/12/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Sep 12, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6690 will add $40 million in new spending through 2023.
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History

Aug 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Sep 5, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 7, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 10, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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.

Sep 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 6690 (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.

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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