House Bill 1570
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2020
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Passed House on Dec 9, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 6, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 10, 2020
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House
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Bill
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Bill Number
1570
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116
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Health
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Passed
December 9, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2019

This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.

Text (3)
December 10, 2020
December 9, 2020
March 6, 2019
Actions (13)
12/10/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
12/09/2020
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7083-7084)
12/09/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12/09/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1570.
12/09/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7083-7086)
12/09/2020
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/08/2019
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2608)
03/07/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
03/06/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
03/06/2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
03/06/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 7, 2019 8:12:23 AM
Record Updated
Jul 10, 2021 8:18:37 PM