H.R. 4250 (105th): Patient Protection Act of 1998


Jul 16, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 24, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.


Newton Gingrich

Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 1998
Length: 291 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide new patient protections under group health plans.

Summary (CRS)

7/24/1998--Passed House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Subtitle A: Patient Protections Subtitle B: Patient Access to Information Subtitle C: New ... Read more >

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Jul 16, 1998

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Jul 24, 1998
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4250”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


75 cosponsors (75R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 24, 1998 1:52 p.m.
Failed 212/217
Jul 24, 1998 3:12 p.m.
Passed 216/210
Oct 9, 1998 11:26 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 50/47

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H.Res. 509 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 24, 1998

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