H.R. 5449 (110th): No Discrimination in Health Insurance Act of 2008

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit discrimination in group health coverage and individual health insurance coverage.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Steve Kagen

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 13 pages

History

Feb 14, 2008
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5449 (110th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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