Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This bill was introduced on March 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 1996
Length: 366 pages
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, to reform medical liability, and for other purposes.
3/26/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Improved Availability and Portability of Health Insurance Coverage Subtitle A: Coverage Under Group Health Plans Subtitle B: Certain Requirements for Insurers and HMOs in the ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3160”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3160 — 104th Congress: Health Coverage Availability and Affordability Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3160
“H.R. 3160 — 104th Congress: Health Coverage Availability and Affordability Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3160>
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