H.R. 3963 (110th): Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007

Overview

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.
Introduced:

Oct 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Jan 23, 2008

This bill was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on January 23, 2008 but failed.

Sponsor:

John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2007
Length: 107 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 24, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 25, 2007
 
Passed House

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

Nov 1, 2007
 
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.

Dec 12, 2007
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Jan 23, 2008
 
House Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

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