H.R.670: Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Feb. 3, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 21, 2016

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 9, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Special Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requirements for Medicaid coverage. The bill extends the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.670.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.670.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 21, 2016
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Sept. 20, 2016
Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 20, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 20, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 383 - 22 (Roll no. 521). (text: CR H5648-5649)

Sept. 20, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5693-5694)
Sept. 20, 2016
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Sept. 20, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 670.
Sept. 20, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5648-5650)
Sept. 9, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 570.
Sept. 9, 2016
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 114-734.
July 13, 2016
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 13, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 12, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 18, 2015
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 6, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 3, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 3, 2015

Introduced in the House by Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.)

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