S. 1698 (104th): Health Insurance Reform Act of 1996


Apr 24, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 1996
Length: 286 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill entitled the "Health Insurance Reform Act of 1996".

Summary (CRS)

4/24/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Health Care Access, Portability, and Renewability Subtitle A: Group Market Rules Subtitle B: Individual Market Rules Subtitle C: COBRA Clarifications Subtitle D: Private Health Plan ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 24, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 25, 1996
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1698”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1028 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 1995

H.R. 3103 (Related)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 21, 1996

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