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H.R. 6331 (110th): Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008

Jul 15, 2008 at 5:58 p.m. ET. On Overriding the Veto H.R. 6331 in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6331 (110th) in the Senate.

The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 ("MIPPA"), is a 2008 statute of United States Federal legislation which amends the Social Security Act.

On July 15, 2008, President George W. Bush vetoed the bill. On that same day the House of Representatives and the Senate voted to overturn the veto.

This law contained the first revision to policy covering Medicare Part D.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 70%
 
 
 
70
47
 
21
 
2
 
Nay 26%
 
 
 
26
0
 
26
 
0
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
 
4
2
 
2
 
0
 

Veto Overridden. 2/3 Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 85% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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