H.R. 2399 (111th): American Health Benefits Program Act of 2009


May 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Langevin

Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 13, 2009
Length: 64 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assure comprehensive, affordable health insurance coverage for all Americans through an American Health Benefits Program.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2009--Introduced.American Health Benefits Program Act of 2009 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish under a new title XXII (American Health Benefits Program) a program to provide comprehensive ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 13, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2399”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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