A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage for individuals with metastatic breast cancer, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: May 8, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
24 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Tester Backs Bills to Increase Access to Mental and Behavioral Health, Prevent Drug Misuse, and Ensure Coverage During Cancer Treatment for Montanans [press_release]”
— Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2020
May 8, 2019
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S. 1374 (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. 1374. 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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