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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1943

   To provide funding for Federally qualified health centers and the 
                     National Health Service Corps.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 28, 2019

Mr. Clyburn (for himself, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Richmond, Mr. 
 Payne, Mrs. Demings, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Ms. Fudge, Ms. Omar, Mrs. 
 Watson Coleman, Ms. Clarke of New York, Ms. Adams, Mr. Danny K. Davis 
 of Illinois, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. 
 Veasey, Mr. Jeffries, Mr. Horsford, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Bass, 
    Mrs. Beatty, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Mr. Engel, Mr. Rush, Mr. Cox of 
    California, Mr. Lujan, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Ms. Barragan, Ms. 
   Gabbard, Ms. Hill of California, Mr. Nadler, Mr. San Nicolas, Mr. 
Cardenas, Mr. Sires, Mr. Soto, Mr. Cummings, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Cisneros, 
 Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. McEachin, Ms. Norton, Ms. 
Lee of California, Mr. Lewis, Mrs. Lawrence, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. 
Cohen, Mr. Sablan, Mrs. Trahan, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Ms. Schakowsky, 
   Mr. Clay, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Peters, Mr. 
    Grijalva, Ms. Velazquez, Ms. Moore, Mr. Case, Ms. Kuster of New 
  Hampshire, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Evans, Mr. Levin of California, and Ms. 
 Blunt Rochester) introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                  the Committee on Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
   To provide funding for Federally qualified health centers and the 
                     National Health Service Corps.

    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 ``Community Health Center and Primary 
Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PROGRAM.

    (a) In General.--Section 10503(b)(1) of the Patient Protection and 
Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 254b-2(b)(1)) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (E), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) in subparagraph (F), by striking the period and 
        inserting a semicolon; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(G) $6,189,174,200 for fiscal year 2020;
                    ``(H) $6,808,091,620 for fiscal year 2021;
                    ``(I) $7,488,900,782 for fiscal year 2022;
                    ``(J) $8,237,790,860 for fiscal year 2023; and
                    ``(K) $9,061,569,946 for fiscal year 2024; and''.
    (b) Capital Projects.--In addition to amounts otherwise 
appropriated under section 10503(b) of the Patient Protection and 
Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 254b-2(b)), there is authorized to be 
appropriated, and there is appropriated, out of amounts not otherwise 
obligated, for the community health centers program under section 330 
of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254b) for capital projects, 
$4,600,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2020 through 2024.
    (c) Availability of Funds.--Amounts appropriated under this section 
shall remain available until expended.

SEC. 3. NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS.

    (a) In General.--Section 10503(b)(2) of the Patient Protection and 
Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 254b-2(b)(2)) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (E), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) in subparagraph (F), by striking the period and 
        inserting a semicolon; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(G) $850,000,000 for fiscal year 2020;
                    ``(H) $935,000,000 for fiscal year 2021;
                    ``(I) $1,028,500,000 for fiscal year 2022;
                    ``(J) $1,131,350,000 for fiscal year 2023; and
                    ``(K) $1,244,485,000 for fiscal year 2024.''.
    (b) Limitation.--Amounts otherwise appropriated for National Health 
Service Corps may not be reduced as a result of the appropriations made 
under this section.
    (c) Availability of Funds.--Amounts appropriated under this section 
shall remain available until expended.
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