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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
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. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287>
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