H.R.261: Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Jan. 4, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2017

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Bill Summary

Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to automatically enroll eligible residents of Puerto Rico in Medicare's medical insurance program. Under current law, automatic enrollment applies to eligible residents of the United States, excluding Puerto Rico.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 13, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 4, 2017
Referred to House Ways and Means
Jan. 4, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 4, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Jan. 4, 2017
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