S. 1827 - KIDS Act of 2017

Health. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

KIDS Act of 2017

S. 1827 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Keep Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017
  • KIDS Act of 2017
  • Keep Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017
  • KIDS Act of 2017
  • KIDS Act of 2017
Sponsor
Orrin G. Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Appropriations
  • Child health
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Medicaid
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Physical fitness and lifestyle
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • State and local finance
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/18/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/18/2017
9/18/2017Introduced in Senate
9/18/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
12/20/2017Committee on Finance. Reported by Senator Hatch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 115-197.
Put on a legislative calendar12/20/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 288.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $170,872 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $392,983 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $1,163,275 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $1,094,093 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $520,168 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,147,760 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $952,270 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $670,811 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $1,264,551 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $1,335,586 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $1,245,384 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $2,390,958 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $305,525 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $233,520 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $1,231,887 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $1,145,716 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $433,451 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $1,087,166 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $888,440 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $663,794 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $1,197,305 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,516,991 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $1,081,016 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $1,994,321 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $442,354 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $410,773 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $1,270,148 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $963,169 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $536,504 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $1,110,742 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $891,056 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $517,206 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $1,084,733 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $1,229,847 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $1,061,222 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $1,282,351 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $120,103 Against $0

Votes

    21 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    KIDS Act of 2017

    21 organizations support this bill

    Alabama Academy of Family Physicians
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 22). Joint letter to US Congress CHIP reauthorization 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
    Alabama Children First
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 22). Joint letter to US Congress CHIP reauthorization 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
    Alabama Hospital Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 22). Joint letter to US Congress CHIP reauthorization 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    American College of Physicians
    American College of Physicians (2017, September 7). ACP Statement to the Senate Finance Committee on the Children's Health Insurance Program. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from American College of Physicians.
    American Lung Association
    American Lung Association (2017, October 2). American Lung Association: Congress Must Act Quickly to Support Children, Extend Funding for Children's Health Insurance Program. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from American Lung Association.
    California Children's Health Coverage Coalition
    California Children’s Health Coalition (2017, September 28). CHIP Coalition Letter. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children’s Partnership.
    Children Now
    California Children’s Health Coalition (2017, September 28). CHIP Coalition Letter. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children’s Partnership.
    Children's Defense Fund
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    Children's Defense Fund California
    California Children’s Health Coalition (2017, September 28). CHIP Coalition Letter. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children’s Partnership.
    Children's Dental Health Project
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    Children's Partnership
    California Children’s Health Coalition (2017, September 28). CHIP Coalition Letter. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children’s Partnership.
    Family Voices
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    March of Dimes
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    Medical Association of the State of Alabama
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 22). Joint letter to US Congress CHIP reauthorization 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
    National Association of Counties
    Brankovic, Valerie (2017, September 19). Senate Finance Committee introduces CHIP reauthorization bill. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from National Association of Counties.
    National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 29). Statement of Leading Children’s Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Congress’ Failure to Secure Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Before September 30th Leaves Health Coverage for Nine Million Children in Jeopardy. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children's Defense Fund.
    National Education Association
    Egan, Marc (2017, October 3). Letter to the Senate Finance Committee in support of the KIDS Act of 2017 (S. 1827) . Retrieved April 18, 2018, from NEA.
    United Methodist Women
    United Methodist Women (2017, September 30). Urgent Action: Tell Congress to Reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Plan Now!. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from United Methodist Women.
    United Ways of California
    California Children’s Health Coalition (2017, September 28). CHIP Coalition Letter. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Children’s Partnership.
    Voices for Virginia's Children
    Everette, Ashley (2017, September 19). CHIP Bill Introduced In Senate: Congress Must Act Quickly!. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from Voices for Virginia's Children.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$357,967$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$343,913$0
    John BarrassoRWY$584,793$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$562,806$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$222,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$639,485$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$351,549$0
    John BoozmanRAR$210,704$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$911,391$0
    Richard BurrRNC$493,848$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$199,947$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$327,433$0
    Ben CardinDMD$415,444$0
    Tom CarperDDE$146,230$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$588,505$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,514,611$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$158,259$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$241,300$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$109,743$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$471,571$0
    John CornynRTX$908,865$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$323,676$0
    Tom CottonRAR$458,911$0
    Mike CrapoRID$162,094$0
    Ted CruzRTX$497,098$0
    Steve DainesRMT$116,985$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$181,223$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$419,398$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$364,048$0
    Mike EnziRWY$142,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$42,815$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$182,248$0
    Deb FischerRNE$154,274$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$229,411$0
    Al FrankenDMN$255,854$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$256,050$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$392,179$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$281,530$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$328,085$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$225,921$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$226,501$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$638,272$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$218,566$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$114,295$0
    Dean HellerRNV$337,045$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$101,525$0
    John HoevenRND$54,243$0
    Jim InhofeROK$76,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$339,025$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$315,754$0
    Tim KaineDVA$417,501$0
    John KennedyRLA$142,600$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$121,826$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$237,297$0
    James LankfordROK$253,621$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$76,525$0
    Mike LeeRUT$113,278$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$153,848$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$375,446$0
    John McCainRAZ$192,105$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$415,594$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,364,720$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$827,865$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$191,771$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$149,591$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$102,600$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$428,154$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$431,185$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$637,390$0
    Rand PaulRKY$486,296$0
    David PerdueRGA$200,740$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$657,217$0
    Rob PortmanROH$657,776$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$137,625$0
    Jim RischRID$35,010$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$346,164$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$201,454$0
    Marco RubioRFL$402,736$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$92,871$0
    Ben SasseRNE$180,078$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$157,089$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$855,401$0
    Tim ScottRSC$479,402$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,555$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,650$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$606,048$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$123,057$0
    Jon TesterDMT$310,728$0
    John ThuneRSD$264,653$0
    Thom TillisRNC$340,331$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$725,277$0
    Tom UdallDNM$201,933$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$916,074$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$379,055$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$747,576$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$177,438$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$97,200$0
    Ron WydenDOR$742,910$0
    Todd YoungRIN$395,250$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$357,967$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$343,913$0
    John BarrassoRWY$584,793$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$562,806$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$222,500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$639,485$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$351,549$0
    John BoozmanRAR$210,704$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$911,391$0
    Richard BurrRNC$493,848$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$199,947$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$327,433$0
    Ben CardinDMD$415,444$0
    Tom CarperDDE$146,230$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$588,505$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,514,611$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$158,259$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$241,300$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$109,743$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$471,571$0
    John CornynRTX$908,865$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$323,676$0
    Tom CottonRAR$458,911$0
    Mike CrapoRID$162,094$0
    Ted CruzRTX$497,098$0
    Steve DainesRMT$116,985$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$181,223$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$419,398$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$364,048$0
    Mike EnziRWY$142,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$42,815$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$182,248$0
    Deb FischerRNE$154,274$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$229,411$0
    Al FrankenDMN$255,854$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$256,050$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$392,179$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$281,530$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$328,085$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$225,921$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$226,501$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$638,272$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$218,566$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$114,295$0
    Dean HellerRNV$337,045$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$101,525$0
    John HoevenRND$54,243$0
    Jim InhofeROK$76,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$339,025$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$315,754$0
    Tim KaineDVA$417,501$0
    John KennedyRLA$142,600$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$121,826$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$237,297$0
    James LankfordROK$253,621$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$76,525$0
    Mike LeeRUT$113,278$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$153,848$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$375,446$0
    John McCainRAZ$192,105$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$415,594$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,364,720$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$827,865$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$191,771$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$149,591$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$102,600$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$428,154$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$431,185$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$637,390$0
    Rand PaulRKY$486,296$0
    David PerdueRGA$200,740$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$657,217$0
    Rob PortmanROH$657,776$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$137,625$0
    Jim RischRID$35,010$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$346,164$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$201,454$0
    Marco RubioRFL$402,736$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$92,871$0
    Ben SasseRNE$180,078$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$157,089$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$855,401$0
    Tim ScottRSC$479,402$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,555$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,650$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$606,048$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$123,057$0
    Jon TesterDMT$310,728$0
    John ThuneRSD$264,653$0
    Thom TillisRNC$340,331$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$725,277$0
    Tom UdallDNM$201,933$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$916,074$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$379,055$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$747,576$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$177,438$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$97,200$0
    Ron WydenDOR$742,910$0
    Todd YoungRIN$395,250$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$10,477,315
    Physicians$9,555,227
    Hospitals$8,425,813
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,811
    Health care institutions$1,212,617
    Teachers unions$1,098,465
    Nurses$1,050,997
    Children's rights$676,236
    Health & welfare policy$632,146
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
    Health professionals$53,712
    Municipal & county government organizations$250

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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