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S. 1827 (115th): KIDS Act of 2017

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A bill to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Orrin Hatch

Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Sep 18, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 195: H.R. 195: Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; HEALTHY KIDS Act; Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 22, 2018. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Hatch, Wyden Applaud Committee Passage of CHIP Bill
    — Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT, 1977-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

Senator Menendez Introduces Bipartisan KIDS Act to Reauthorize CHIP
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2017

ICYMI: Children's Health Insurance Program Used as “Slush Fund” for Unrelated Projects
    — Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] on Sep 24, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1827 will add $6.8 billion in new spending through 2027.

History

Sep 18, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 20, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1827 (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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