A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States age 55 to 64 to buy into Medicare.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 3, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on August 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Cardin Calls Health Care a Human Right, Says Universal Coverage is “Absolutely Essential””
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2017
Aug 3, 2017
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S. 1742 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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Medicare at 55 Act, S. 1742, 115th Cong. (2017).
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