H.R. 2851 (110th): Michelle’s Law


Jun 25, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-381


Paul Hodes

Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that dependent students who take a medically necessary leave of absence do not lose health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 400 (Related)
Michelle’s Law

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2851” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jun 25, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jul 16, 2008
Passed House
Jul 30, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Sep 25, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 9, 2008


150 cosponsors (139D, 11R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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