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S. 3951 (116th): Increasing Rural Health Access During the COVID–19 Public Health Emergency Act of 2020

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a virtual health pilot program to facilitate utilization of remote patient monitoring technology to maintain or expand access to health care services for individuals in rural areas during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Martha McSally

Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2020
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 11, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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History

Jun 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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

S. 3951 (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. 3951. 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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