A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 12, 2005
Length: 233 pages
May 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 12, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S. 1012 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 1012 — 109th Congress: Patients’ Bill of Rights Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1012
“S. 1012 — 109th Congress: Patients’ Bill of Rights Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. May 22, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1012>
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