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S. 3823 (116th): Save Our Rural Health Providers Act

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A bill to ensure that a portion of funds appropriated to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for payments to eligible health care providers is reserved for such providers located in rural areas, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joe Manchin III

Sponsor. Senior Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2020
Length: 5 pages
May 21, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Manchin, Hyde-Smith, Torres Small, Hagedorn Urge HHS To Provide Relief To Rural Healthcare Providers Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Sponsor) on Jul 2, 2020

miss. delegation seeks definite rural healthcare relief as covid-19 cases increase
    — Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 6, 2020

Manchin, Hyde-Smith, Torres Small, Hagedorn Urge HHS to Provide Relief to Rural Healthcare Providers Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Rep. Jim Hagedorn [R-MN1] on Jul 2, 2020

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May 21, 2020

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

S. 3823 (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. 3823. 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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