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H.R. 8906 (116th): Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2020


To amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care.

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

James “Jim” Langevin

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Dec 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-324
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 995: Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019

Passed Senate (House next) on Feb 24, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 9, 2020
 
Introduced

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Dec 10, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Dec 18, 2020
 
Passed Senate

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Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 8906 (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. 8906. 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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