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S. 2597 (115th): Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program of payments to children's hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs, and for other purposes.

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

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 22, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 5385: Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 18, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Full Committee Hearing: The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 24, 2018

Alexander: Senate Health Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bill to Take Next Step in Helping States Fight Opioid Crisis
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 24, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2597 will add $1.6 billion in new spending through 2023.
Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2597 will add $1.6 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Mar 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 24, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 6, 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.

S. 2597 (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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