H.R. 1558 (111th): Preexisting Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Courtney

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit preexisting condition exclusions in group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets.

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Related Bills

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

H.R. 4019 (Related)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to limit preexisting condition exclusions in the ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 4, 2009

S. 623 (Related)
Pre-existing Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2009

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1558” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 17, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
71 cosponsors (69D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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