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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
May 21, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on May 21, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Utah
A bill to eliminate free medical care for merchant seamen, to permit closure of Public Health Service hospitals, and for other purposes.
5/21/1981--Introduced.Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the entitlement to health services for merchant seamen. Repeals provisions of the Department of Defense ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1287”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1287 — 97th Congress: Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287
“S. 1287 — 97th Congress: Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287>
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