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S. 2278: State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to improve health care in rural areas.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Pat Roberts

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Jan 4, 2018

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 24, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate on July 24, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis:

37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 4, 2018
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 24, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 2278 is 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.

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