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S. 464 (115th): Independence at Home Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a permanent Independence at Home medical practice program under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 16 pages
Feb 28, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Senators Markey, Portman, Bennet and Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Mar 2, 2017

Rob's Rundown: Week of February 27 - March 3, 2017
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2017

Senators Portman, Markey, Cornyn and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 2, 2017

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Feb 28, 2017

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

S. 464 (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. 464. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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