Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on October 19, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Burgess/Rush put forward bipartisan solutions for health care providers”
— Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] (Sponsor) on Oct 20, 2021
Oct 2, 2020
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 8505 (116th).
Oct 19, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 5612 (117th) 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 H.R. 5612. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a one-year waiver of budget neutrality adjustments under the Medicare physician fee schedule, and for other purposes, H.R. 5612, 117th Cong. (2021).
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