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S. 1173: Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 11, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 26, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 776 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 22, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1173 will add $88 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Apr 11, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 26, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1173 is 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.

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