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S. 3438: R-DOCS Reauthorization Act of 2020

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A bill to reauthorize the telehealth network and telehealth resource centers grant programs.

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

Kelly Loeffler

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Mar 11, 2020
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
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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

S. 3438 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. 3438. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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