H.R. 1343 (110th): Health Care Safety Net Act of 2008


Mar 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-355


Gene Green

Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional authorizations of appropriations for the health centers program under section 330 of such Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize appropriations for FY2008-FY2012 for health centers to meet the health care needs of medically underserved populations.Requires the Comptroller General to ... Read more >


Mar 6, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jun 4, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 24, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2008
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1343”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


249 cosponsors (168D, 81R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 4, 2008 4:34 p.m.
Passed 393/24

Related Bills

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S. 901 (Related)
Health Care Safety Net Act of 2007

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 21, 2008

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