H.R. 1246 (105th): To prescribe alternative payment mechanisms for the payment of annual enrollment fees for the TRICARE program of the military health care system.


Apr 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patsy Mink

Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 8, 1997
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4/8/1997--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Defense to permit persons who enroll in the TRICARE program (a managed health care program of the armed forces) to pay their annual enrollment fees on ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 8, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1246”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (8D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 476 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 2, 1999

H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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