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H.R. 4583 (116th): Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance prescription drug affordability by expanding access to assistance with out-of-pocket costs under Medicare part D for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities.

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Sponsor and status

Bradley “Brad” Schneider

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Oct 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 1, 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).


3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)


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House Ways & Means Committee Incorporates Schneider Bills into H.R. 3, Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019

Kelly, Schneider Introduce Legislation to Help Low-Income Seniors Afford Prescription Drugs
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 3, 2019

Schneider, Kelly Introduce Legislation to Help Low-Income Seniors Afford Prescription Drugs
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2019

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Oct 1, 2019

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H.R. 4583 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4583. 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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