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S. 3016 (115th): Action for Dental Health Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Cory Booker

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 15, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jun 6, 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. 2422: Action for Dental Health Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 11, 2018. (compare text)
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Health Committee Passes Cassidy-Cosponsored Bills to End Pharmacy Gag Clauses, Increase Access to Oral Health Care
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2018

Senate Committee Approves Bill Allowing Pharmacists to Tell Patients That a Drug is Cheaper if They Use Cash Instead of Insurance
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Jul 25, 2018

Senate Approves Congresswoman Kellys Action for Dental Health Act
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] on Oct 12, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 3016 will add $136 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Jun 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Jul 25, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 3016 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3016. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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