S. 1052 (107th): Bipartisan Patient Protection Act


Jun 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 29, 2001 but was never passed by the House.


John McCain

Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2001
Length: 229 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2563 (same title)
Passed House — Aug 2, 2001

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2001--Passed Senate amended.Bipartisan Patient Protection Act - TitleI - Improving Managed CareSubtitleA - Utilization Review; Claims; and Internal and External AppealsRequires a group health plan, and a health insurance issuer ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 2001
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.

Jun 29, 2001
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 29, 2001
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1052”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Jun 21, 2001 9:31 a.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 98/0
Jun 26, 2001 11:32 a.m.
Motion Rejected 39/61
Jun 27, 2001 2:01 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 54/45
Jun 28, 2001 12:05 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Jun 29, 2001 10 a.m.
Motion Rejected 46/52
Jun 29, 2001 10:21 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 54/44
Jun 29, 2001 10:45 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/46
Jun 29, 2001 12:48 p.m.
Point of Order Sustained 57/41
Jun 29, 2001 6:57 p.m.
Motion Rejected 42/54
Jun 29, 2001 7:34 p.m.
Bill Passed 59/36

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. 1945 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 24, 2003

H.R. 2563 (Related)
Bipartisan Patient Protection Act

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 2, 2001

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