H.R. 3103 (104th): Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996


Mar 18, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 21, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 21, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-191


Bill Archer

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1996
Length: 168 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S.Con.Res. 68 (Related)
A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R. 3103.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 2, 1996

H.Con.Res. 208 (Related)
Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Aug 2, 1996

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3103” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Mar 18, 1996
Reported by Committee
Mar 19, 1996
Passed House
Mar 28, 1996
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Passed Senate with Changes
Apr 23, 1996
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Aug 1, 1996
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Aug 2, 1996
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 21, 1996


25 cosponsors (25R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 28, 1996 10:25 p.m.
Failed 192/226
Mar 28, 1996 11:05 p.m.
Passed 267/151
Apr 23, 1996 2:15 p.m.
Bill Passed 100/0
On the Conference Report
Aug 1, 1996 8:15 p.m.
Passed 421/2
On the Conference Report
Aug 2, 1996 5:59 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 98/0

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