H.R.259: Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Jan. 4, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 18, 2019

Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 This bill alters several Medicaid programs and funding mechanisms. (Sec. 2) The bill makes appropriations for FY2019 for, and otherwise revises, the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program. (Under this program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must award grants to state Medicaid programs to assist states in increasing the use of home and community care for long-term care and...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 17

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S297)

Jan. 9
Received in the Senate.
Jan. 9
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Jan. 8

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H235)

Jan. 8
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H234-237)
Jan. 8
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 8
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 8
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 259.
Jan. 8
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Jan. 8
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Jan. 4
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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

Introduced in the House by Frank Pallone (D-N.J.)

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