H.Res. 802 (109th): Encouraging all eligible Medicare beneficiaries who have not yet elected to enroll in the new Medicare Part D benefit to review the available options and to determine whether enrollment in a Medicare prescription drug plan best meets their current and future needs for prescription drug coverage.


May 9, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 11, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 11, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Nancy Johnson

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 11, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/11/2006--Passed House without amendment.Encourages all Medicare beneficiaries who are not yet enrolled in part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: ... Read more >


May 9, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 11, 2006
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

May 11, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 802”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
May 11, 2006 4:54 p.m.
Passed 406/0

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