H.R. 2978 (111th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum age to qualify for coverage as a “child” under the health benefits program for Federal employees.

Introduced:
Jun 19, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Danny Davis
Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 19, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5550 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 06, 2008

H.R. 5200 (Related)
FEHBP Dependent Coverage Extension Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 04, 2010

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jun 19, 2009
Referred to Committee Jun 19, 2009
 
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6/19/2009--Introduced.
Includes an unmarried dependent child who is under 25 years of age (currently, under age 22) or incapable of self-support because of a mental or physical disability that existed before age 25 (currently, before age 22) as a member of a federal employee's family who is eligible for coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

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