H.Res.59 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Medicare and Social Security provide an essential benefit for current enrollees and should be strengthened for future generations.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 01/17/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/17/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.59 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/17/2019)
This resolution affirms the House of Representatives' obligation to fulfill the promises made to senior citizens of the United States regarding access to Medicare and Social Security.
It also rejects any changes to Medicare or Social Security that diminish benefits for Americans currently enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, in the Medicare program or the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance program.
The resolution also expresses the House's commitment that these programs should be strengthened and preserved, and expresses support for efforts to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in these programs.