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S. 1729 (115th): Dialysis Access Improvement Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for independent accreditation for dialysis facilities and assurances of high quality surveys.

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Sponsor and status

Pat Roberts

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Aug 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Senator Roberts: Bipartisan Budget Act Funds Key Priorities for Nation; Ends Shutdown
    — Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Feb 9, 2018

Roberts, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Access to Dialysis Facilities
    — Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 3, 2017

Roberts, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Access to Dialysis Facilities
    — Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Aug 3, 2017

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Aug 2, 2017

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

S. 1729 (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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