About the bill
- Full Title
A bill 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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 660 (108th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 545 (108th).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 406 (109th).
8 cosponsors (7R, 1D) (show)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 6, 2003)(joined Mar 31, 2003; withdrawn May 1, 2003)(joined Jun 9, 2003)(joined May 10, 2004)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- 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. 406 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2005H.R. 660 (identical)
Last Action: Jun 19, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 545 — 108th Congress: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s545
“S. 545 — 108th Congress: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. May 4, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s545>
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