About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to eliminate free medical care for merchant seamen, to permit closure of Public Health Service hospitals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. April 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287>
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