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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: Jan 23, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jan 23, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jan 23, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 23, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls on Congress to Strengthen and Grow Nation’s Nursing Workforce
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

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

Senator Coons urges colleagues to reform the PATRIOT Act, protect Americans' privacy
    — Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] on May 20, 2015

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History

Jan 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

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

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