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107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2135

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a 5-year 
extension of the authorization for appropriations for certain medicare 
                             rural grants.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             April 16, 2002

  Mr. Baucus (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Daschle, Mr. Conrad, Mr. 
 Thomas, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Harkin, Mr. 
Johnson, and Mr. Roberts) introduced the following bill; which was read 
             twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a 5-year 
extension of the authorization for appropriations for certain medicare 
                             rural grants.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Rural Hospital Access and 
Improvement Act of 2002''.

SEC. 2. FIVE-YEAR EXTENSION OF THE AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS FOR 
              CERTAIN MEDICARE RURAL GRANTS.

    Section 1820(j) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395i-4(j)) 
is amended by striking ``subsection (g)'' and all that follows and 
inserting ``subsection (g)--
            ``(1) $25,000,000 in each of the fiscal years 1998 through 
        2002; and
            ``(2) $40,000,000 in each of the fiscal years 2003 through 
        2007.''.
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