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H.R. 19: Lower Costs, More Cures Act of 2021

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To provide for certain reforms with respect to the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the Medicaid program under title XIX of such Act, the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Cathy Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2021
Length: 195 pages
Introduced
Apr 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Parts Incorporated Into Other Measures

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 21, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 164: Advancing Education on Biosimilars Act of 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 23, 2021. (compare text)
Prognosis
26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 10, 2021
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 21, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 4, 2021
 
Considered by Health

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 19 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 19. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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