To provide comprehensive solutions for the health care system of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 20, 2009
Length: 248 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (13 Republicans)
May 20, 2009
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H.R. 2520 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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