H.R. 735 (109th): Family Building Act of 2005

Introduced:
Feb 09, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Anthony Weiner
Representative for New York's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 09, 2005
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3014 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 04, 2003

H.R. 2892 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 09, 2005
Referred to Committee Feb 09, 2005
 
Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, and title 10, United States Code, to require coverage for the treatment of infertility.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

House Education and the Workforce

Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Oversight and Government Reform

House Ways and Means

Health

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2/9/2005--Introduced.
Family Building Act of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan, and defense health care plan law to require health plans to provide benefits for treatment of infertility in accord with specified standards.

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