H.R. 2472 (110th): Essential Oral Health Care Act of 2007


May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Albert Wynn

Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2007
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend titles V and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve essential oral health care for lower-income individuals under the Maternal and Child Health Program and the Medicaid Program and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to dentists for dental services provided to low-income individuals.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/2007--Introduced.Essential Oral Health Care Act of 2007 - Amends title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2472”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (40D, 16R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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