S.J.Res.17 - A joint resolution approving the discontinuation of the process for consideration and automatic implementation of the annual proposal of the Independent Medicare Advisory Board under section 1899A of the Social Security Act.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/01/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.17 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/01/2017)
This joint resolution initiates the process to terminate the Independent Medicare Advisory Board, which issues annual recommendations for reducing growth in Medicare expenditures.
Under current law, the enactment of a such a joint resolution is required in order to terminate the board.