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S. 962: Community Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019

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A bill to provide funding for federally qualified health centers and the National Health Service Corps.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Vermont. Independent.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Apr 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 1, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 1, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Sanders, Pressley, Warren, 85 Lawmakers Urge Congress to Expand Community Health Centers Funding
    — Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2019

Sarbanes Calls for Increased Federal Funding for Community Health Centers to Help Mitigate Coronavirus Crisis
    — Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] on Mar 20, 2020

Rep. Pressley, Senators Warren & Sanders Seek Strong, Long-Term Funding for Community Health Programs
    — Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] on Oct 24, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019

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S. 962 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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