A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same level of Federal matching assistance for every State that chooses to expand Medicaid coverage to newly eligible individuals, regardless of when such expansion takes place.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“At Press Conference Today, King Discusses Outcome of Early Morning Health Care Vote, Outlines Path Forward”
— Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 28, 2017
Jul 12, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 27, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 585.
S. 1545 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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