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H.R. 776 (116th): Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019


To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children program.

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

Peter “Pete” King

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2019
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Introduced
Jan 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 22, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 22, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-49
Cosponsors

19 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Energy & Commerce Committee Advances over 20 Bills Addressing Healthcare, Illegal Robocalls, and More
    — Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, july 24, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 24, 2019

Daines Secures Vital Reforms to Ensure On-Time Federal Grain Inspections for Montana Farmers
    — Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] on May 21, 2015

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History

Jan 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 23, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 2019
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 22, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 776 (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. 776. 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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