H.R. 6788 (110th): SCHIP Full Funding Extension Act of 2008

Introduced:
Aug 01, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John “Randy” Kuhl Jr.
Representative for New York's 29th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Aug 01, 2008
Length
11 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 01, 2008
Referred to Committee Aug 01, 2008
 
Full Title

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend through fiscal year 2012 funding under the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

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Cosponsors
53 cosponsors (53R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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8/1/2008--Introduced.
SCHIP Full Funding Extension Act of 2008 - Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act to extend through FY2012 funding under the SCHIP program, including additional allotments to maintain SCHIP funding for such fiscal years in shortfall states.
Grants qualifying states the option to receive the enhanced portion of the SCHIP matching rate for Medicaid coverage of certain children.

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