H.R. 1200 (105th): American Health Security Act of 1997


Mar 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Mar 20, 1997
Length: 177 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for health care for every American and to control the cost and enhance the quality of the health care system.

Summary (CRS)

3/20/1997--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Establishment of a State-Based American Health Security Program; Universal Entitlement; Enrollment Title II: Comprehensive Benefits, Including Preventive Benefits and Benefits for Long Term Care Title ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1200”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (26D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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.

H.R. 1200 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 1995

H.R. 1200 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 18, 1999

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: