H.R. 1616 (111th): Early Treatment for HIV Act of 2009


Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States the option to provide Medicaid coverage for low-income individuals infected with HIV.

Summary (CRS)

3/19/2009--Introduced.Early Treatment for HIV Act of 2009 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to give states the option of providing Medicaid coverage for certain low-income HIV-infected ... Read more >

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Mar 19, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1616”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


187 cosponsors (163D, 24R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3326 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2007

H.R. 6006 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

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