S.720 - Repeal the CLASS Entitlement Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 04/04/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/04/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.720 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/04/2011)
Repeal the CLASS Entitlement Act - Repeals provisions of the Public Health Service Act enacted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (entitled the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act or the CLASS Act) which establish a national, voluntary insurance program for purchasing community living assistance services and supports in order to provide individuals with functional limitations with tools that will allow them to maintain their personal and financial independence and live in the community.
Amends the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to repeal provisions providing appropriations for the National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information through FY2015.