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S. 1169 (115th): Medicaid Coverage for Addiction Recovery Expansion Act

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A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with an option to provide medical assistance to individuals between the ages of 22 and 64 for inpatient services to treat substance use disorders at certain facilities, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Durbin

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 9 pages
May 17, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 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).


20 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 6 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Brown, Portman Secure Victory on Lifting IMD Exclusion to Help More Americans Get Treatment for Addiction
    — Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018

Portman, Brown Secure Victory on Lifting IMD Exclusion to Help More Americans Get Treatment for Addiction
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH, 2011-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018

Manchin Applauds President Trump's Plan to End the Opioid Epidemic
    — Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 19, 2018

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May 17, 2017

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

S. 1169 (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 S. 1169. 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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