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Official Title as Introduced

Recognizing that access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of communities in the United States.

Actions Overview (1)

09/25/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

09/27/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
09/25/2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
09/25/2013 Introduced in House

Cosponsors (36)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Young, Todd C. [R-IN-9]* 09/25/2013
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3]* 09/25/2013
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 09/25/2013
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 09/25/2013
Rep. Huelskamp, Tim [R-KS-1] 09/26/2013
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 09/27/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 09/27/2013
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 09/30/2013
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 09/30/2013
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 10/01/2013
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 10/28/2013
Rep. Griffin, Tim [R-AR-2] 10/28/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12] 10/28/2013
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 10/28/2013
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 11/12/2013
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-3] 11/12/2013
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 11/12/2013
Rep. Bachmann, Michele [R-MN-6] 11/13/2013
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 11/13/2013
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1] 11/14/2013
Rep. Cotton, Tom [R-AR-4] 11/14/2013
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 11/14/2013
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 11/18/2013
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 11/21/2013
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 11/22/2013
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 12/03/2013
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 01/10/2014
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 01/16/2014
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 02/03/2014
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 02/03/2014
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 02/06/2014
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 02/27/2014
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] 03/26/2014
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 05/07/2014
Rep. McAllister, Vance M. [R-LA-5] 06/17/2014
Rep. Garcia, Joe [D-FL-26] 09/17/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce09/25/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health09/27/2013 Referred to

Related Bills (2)

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Subjects (8)

  • Congressional tributes
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health personnel
  • Hospital care
  • Medicare
  • Rural conditions and development

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (09/25/2013)

Recognizes that: (1) access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of U.S. communities; (2) preserving and strengthening access to quality health care in rural areas is crucial to the success and prosperity of the United States; (3) strengthening access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas makes Medicare more cost-effective and improves health outcomes for patients, and (4) rural health care providers are integral to the local economies and are one of the largest types of employers in rural areas of the United States.

Celebrates the many dedicated medical professionals across the United States who work hard each day to deliver quality care to people living in rural areas.