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H.R. 1805 (101st): An act to amend title 5, United States Code, to allow Federal annuitants to make contributions for health benefits through direct payments rather than through annuity withholdings, to make a technical correction relating to the life insurance program, and to provide for the termination of life insurance coverage uniformly.

Sponsor and status

Apr 12, 1989
101st Congress (1989–1990)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 29, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 29, 1990.

Pub.L. 101-303

Gary Ackerman

Representative for New York's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 29, 1990


2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)



Apr 12, 1989

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Oct 25, 1989
Ordered Reported

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Nov 6, 1989
Passed House (Senate next)

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Apr 26, 1990
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 29, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 29, 1990
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 1805 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1805. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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