S. 2240 (101st): Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990

The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act (Ryan White CARE Act, Pub.L. 101–381, 104 Stat. 576, enacted August 18, 1990), was an act of the United States Congress and is the largest federally funded program in the United States for people living with HIV/AIDS. The act sought funding to improve availability of care for low-income, uninsured ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 6, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 18, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 18, 1990.

Law:

Pub.L. 101-381

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 18, 1990

History

Mar 6, 1990
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 4, 1990
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 16, 1990
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 13, 1990
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 4, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 4, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 18, 1990
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2240 (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.

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

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