H.R. 3400 (111th): Empowering Patients First Act


Jul 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Price

Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide for incentives to encourage health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2009--Introduced.Empowering Patients First Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for qualified health insurance costs to residents of a state that implements a high-risk pool, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 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. 3400”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


54 cosponsors (54R) (show)

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3000 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

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Last Action: Mar 25, 2010

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