H.R. 3121 (98th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include dental care, eye care, hearing aids, physical checkups, and foot care among the items and services for which payment may be made under the supplementary medical insurance program, and to provide safeguards against consumer abuse in the provision of these items and services.

Overview

Introduced:

May 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Hammerschmidt

Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

History

May 24, 1983
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3121 (98th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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