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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 1999

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare Program of medical nutrition therapy services furnished by registered dietitions and nutrition professionals.

Actions Overview (1)

03/18/1999Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

04/07/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
03/26/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
03/18/1999Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
03/18/1999Referred to House Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
03/18/1999Referred to the Committee on 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/18/1999Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (291)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16]* 03/18/1999
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14]* 03/18/1999
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Portman, Rob [R-OH-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Lazio, Rick [R-NY-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 03/18/1999
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Sawyer, Tom [D-OH-14]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Hall, Tony P. [D-OH-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Baldacci, John Elias [D-ME-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Barcia, James A. [D-MI-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Bentsen, Ken [D-TX-25]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-42]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Canady, Charles T. [R-FL-12]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Clay, William (Bill) [D-MO-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Danner, Pat [D-MO-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Gejdenson, Sam [D-CT-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Hoeffel, Joseph M. [D-PA-13]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Lampson, Nick [D-TX-9]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-6]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Maloney, James H. [D-CT-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20]* 03/18/1999
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-33]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI-8]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Weygand, Robert A. [D-RI-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-2]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4]* 03/18/1999
Rep. Forbes, Michael P. [R-NY-1] 03/25/1999
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41] 03/25/1999
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] 03/25/1999
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 03/25/1999
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 03/25/1999
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 03/25/1999
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 03/25/1999
Rep. Dickey, Jay [R-AR-4] 03/25/1999
Rep. Klink, Ron [D-PA-4] 03/25/1999
Rep. Cook, Merrill [R-UT-2] 03/25/1999
Rep. Deutsch, Peter [D-FL-20] 03/25/1999
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 04/13/1999
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 04/13/1999
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] 04/13/1999
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2] 04/13/1999
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 04/13/1999
Rep. Blagojevich, Rod R. [D-IL-5] 04/13/1999
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 04/13/1999
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 04/13/1999
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 04/13/1999
Rep. Hutchinson, Asa [R-AR-3] 04/13/1999
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 04/13/1999
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-31] 04/13/1999
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 04/13/1999
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 04/13/1999
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 04/13/1999
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 04/13/1999
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1] 04/13/1999
Rep. Kuykendall, Steven T. [R-CA-36] 04/13/1999
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 04/13/1999
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 04/13/1999
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 04/21/1999
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 04/21/1999
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 04/21/1999
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 04/21/1999
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30] 04/21/1999
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37] 04/21/1999
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 04/21/1999
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 04/21/1999
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1] 04/29/1999
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 04/29/1999
Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-31] 04/29/1999
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 05/06/1999
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 05/06/1999
Rep. Luther, Bill [D-MN-6] 05/06/1999
Rep. Regula, Ralph [R-OH-16] 05/06/1999
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 05/14/1999
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 05/14/1999
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] 05/14/1999
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 05/14/1999
Rep. Goodling, William F. [R-PA-19] 05/14/1999
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15] 05/14/1999
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 05/14/1999
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16] 05/14/1999
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 05/14/1999
Rep. Franks, Bob [R-NJ-7] 05/20/1999
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 05/20/1999
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] 05/20/1999
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 05/20/1999
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-32] 05/20/1999
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 06/07/1999
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 06/07/1999
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 06/07/1999
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 06/07/1999
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-8] 06/07/1999
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3] 06/07/1999
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 06/07/1999
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] 06/07/1999
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 06/07/1999
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 06/07/1999
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5] 06/07/1999
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19] 06/07/1999
Rep. Moakley, John Joseph [D-MA-9] 06/07/1999
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 06/07/1999
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 06/07/1999
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-22] 06/10/1999
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 06/10/1999
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] 06/10/1999
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-4] 06/10/1999
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] 06/10/1999
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 06/10/1999
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 06/25/1999
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 06/25/1999
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5] 06/25/1999
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 06/25/1999
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 06/25/1999
Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] 06/25/1999
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 06/25/1999
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 07/01/1999
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 07/01/1999
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 07/16/1999
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] 07/16/1999
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 07/16/1999
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 07/16/1999
Rep. Skeen, Joe [R-NM-2] 07/22/1999
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 07/22/1999
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 08/02/1999
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 09/08/1999
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] 09/08/1999
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 09/08/1999
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-22] 09/08/1999
Rep. Minge, David [D-MN-2] 09/21/1999
Rep. Fowler, Tillie [R-FL-4] 09/21/1999
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 10/04/1999
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 10/13/1999
Rep. Sununu, John E. [R-NH-1] 11/03/1999
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 11/10/1999
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] 11/10/1999
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 11/10/1999
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10] 11/16/1999
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-49] 11/18/1999
Rep. Kolbe, Jim [R-AZ-5] 02/08/2000
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 02/08/2000
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] 02/08/2000
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 02/08/2000
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 02/08/2000
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 02/08/2000
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 03/08/2000
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 03/08/2000
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8] 03/15/2000
Rep. Davis, Tom [R-VA-11] 03/23/2000
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 03/23/2000
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4] 03/23/2000
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 03/23/2000
Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-48] 03/23/2000
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 03/23/2000
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3] 03/23/2000
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 03/23/2000
Rep. Rogan, James E. [R-CA-27] 03/23/2000
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 03/23/2000
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7] 03/23/2000
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] 03/23/2000
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 03/23/2000
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 03/23/2000
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2] 03/23/2000
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 03/23/2000
Rep. Davis, Jim [D-FL-11] 03/30/2000
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 03/30/2000
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 03/30/2000
Rep. Bonilla, Henry [R-TX-23] 03/30/2000
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 03/30/2000
Rep. Toomey, Patrick J. [R-PA-15] 03/30/2000
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 03/30/2000
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42] 03/30/2000
Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4] 03/30/2000
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 03/30/2000
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/06/2000
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1] 04/06/2000
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 04/11/2000
Rep. Dooley, Calvin M. [D-CA-20] 05/04/2000
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 05/04/2000
Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] 05/04/2000
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 05/11/2000
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 05/11/2000
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 05/11/2000
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 05/18/2000
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-10] 05/25/2000
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1] 06/15/2000
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26] 06/28/2000
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 07/18/2000
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43] 07/27/2000
Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] 07/27/2000
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-30] 09/07/2000
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4] 09/07/2000
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-24] 09/20/2000
Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6] 10/02/2000
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 10/12/2000
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] 10/24/2000

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Commerce03/18/1999 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment04/07/1999 Referred to
House Ways and Means03/18/1999 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health03/26/1999 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/18/1999)

Medicare Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 1999 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services of registered dietitians and nutrition professionals.