S.2135 - Rural Hospital Access and Improvement Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] (Introduced 04/16/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/16/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (04/16/2002)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 2135 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>