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H.R. 728: Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019

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To amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

David Joyce

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jan 23, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 28, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 28, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
48% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

House Passes Joyce Bill to Battle Nursing Shortage, Reauthorize Nursing Workforce Development Programs
    — Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Sponsor) on Oct 28, 2019

House Passes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Bill to Address America’s Nursing Needs
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 28, 2019

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United Decision, Klobuchar Continues Push for Campaign Finance Reform
    — Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN] on Jan 21, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 728 will add $969 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 24, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Oct 25, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 728 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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