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S. 2629: United States Public Health Service Modernization Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the Public Health Service Corps.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mike Rounds

Sponsor. Junior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Oct 17, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 748: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2020. (compare text)
Prognosis
91% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Clarksville Online: Lamar Alexander says Senate Health Committee Approves Eight Bipartisan Public Health Bills
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] on Nov 2, 2019

Alexander: Senate Health Committee Approves Eight Bipartisan Public Health Bills
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] on Oct 31, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2629 will add $359 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Oct 17, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Oct 31, 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.

Jan 9, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 2629 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2629. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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