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H.R. 5534 (116th): Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2020

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for extended months of Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ron Kind

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 24, 2020
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Dec 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 133: H.R. 133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [Including Coronavirus Stimulus & Relief]
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2020. (compare text)
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113 Cosponsors (80 Democrats, 33 Republicans)

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History

Dec 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 8, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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Mar 11, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 15, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 24, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 5534 (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. 5534. 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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