May 5, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 12, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2004
Length: 92 pages
About the bill
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system, and to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 638 (108th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4279 — 108th Congress: HEALTH Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr4279
“H.R. 4279 — 108th Congress: HEALTH Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2004. August 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr4279>
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