H.R. 5297 (107th): Health Care Continuation Coverage Act of 2002


Jul 26, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2002, 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: Jul 26, 2002
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for health care premium assistance; and to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to exclude unemployment compensation for purposes of determining eligibility and benefits under such Act.

Summary (CRS)

7/26/2002--Introduced.Health Care Continuation Coverage Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program to provide premium assistance for qualified individuals for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 26, 2002

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. 5297”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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