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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 6, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maine
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2003
Length: 70 pages
Passed House — Jun 19, 2003
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.
3/6/2003--Introduced.Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to revise provisions relating to access and choice for small business employers ... Read more >
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).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 545”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2005
Last Action: Jun 19, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s545>
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