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


Feb 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Steve Kagen

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2008--Introduced.No Discrimination in Health Insurance Act of 2008 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Internal Revenue Code, and the Public Health Service Act to prohibit a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 14, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5449”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1092 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009

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