H.R. 3026 (98th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to purchases and rentals of durable medical equipment.


May 17, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Newton Gingrich

Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/17/1983--Introduced.Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal provisions requiring the purchase rather than the rental of durable medical equipment if it appears that purchasing such equipment ... Read more >

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May 17, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3026”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (19R, 14D) (show)
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S. 1302 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 1983

H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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