H.R. 2851 (110th): Michelle’s Law

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2008

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

Law:

Pub.L. 110-381

Sponsor:

Paul Hodes

Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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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History

Jun 25, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 16, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 30, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2008
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 9, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

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

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 400 (Related)
Michelle’s Law

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2007

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