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H.R. 4141 (116th): Humane Correctional Health Care Act

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To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to the incarcerated, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ann Kuster

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Aug 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

18 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

American College of Correctional Physicians We strongly support adequate Constitutionally required (8th amendment) provision of health care to those incarcerated as supported by Supreme Court case of Estelle v Gamble 429 U.S. 97; 75-929 (1976).

History

Aug 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 3, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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H.R. 4141 (116th) 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 H.R. 4141. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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