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H.R. 7217 (115th): IMPROVE Act

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To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing coordinated care for children with complex medical conditions through a health home, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Joe Barton

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

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2018
Length: 40 pages
Introduced
Dec 6, 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 December 11, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).

Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Guthrie Medicaid Bill Passes House
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2018

U.S. House Passes ACE Kids Act, a New Health Home Model for Rapidly Growing Population of Children with Complex Medical Conditions
    — Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL14] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2018

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of December 10, 2018
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Dec 10, 2018

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History

Dec 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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Dec 11, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 7217 (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. 7217. 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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