A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit Federal Medicaid funding for the administrative costs of providing health benefits to individuals who are unauthorized immigrants.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Cassidy, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect Medicaid, Prevent Liberal States from Forcing Americans to Subsidize Free Health Care for Illegal Immigrants”
— Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Sponsor) on Jan 16, 2019
“Wicker, Hyde-Smith Sponsor Legislation to Protect Medicaid from Funding Health Care for Illegal Immigrants”
— Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 17, 2019
Jan 15, 2019
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S. 131 (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 S. 131. 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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