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S. 2412 (116th): Addiction Treatment Access Act

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of addiction counselor services under part B of the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Aug 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tester, Murkowski, Shaheen, Sullivan Spearhead Bill to Bring More Addiction Counselors to Communities [press_release]
    — Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] (Sponsor) on Oct 7, 2019

Shaheen & Bipartisan Group of Senators Spearhead Bill to Bring More Alcohol and Drug Counselors to Communities
    — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 7, 2019

Tester, Murkowski, Shaheen, Sullivan Spearhead Bill to Bring More Addiction Counselors to Communities
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 8, 2019

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Aug 1, 2019

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

S. 2412 (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 S. 2412. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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