H.R. 2 (111th): Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 4, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 4, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-3

Sponsor:

Frank Pallone Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2009
Length: 104 pages

History

Jan 13, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 14, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 29, 2009
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Feb 4, 2009
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 4, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2 (111th) 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 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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