H.R. 3590 (111th): Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


Sep 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 23, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-148


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 906 pages

This is the Senate's health care bill. The bill started off with text regarding an unrelated matter but the Senate is co-opted this bill as a vehicle for passage of ... (more summary)

About the bill

Full Title

An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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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. 4872 (Related)
Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 30, 2010

H.Res. 1203 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 3590) to amend ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 21, 2010

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3590” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Sep 17, 2009
Passed House
Oct 8, 2009
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Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 24, 2009
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House Agreed to Changes
Mar 21, 2010
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 23, 2010


40 cosponsors (37D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Oct 8, 2009 12:15 p.m.
Passed 416/0
Nov 21, 2009 7:55 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 60/39
Dec 16, 2009 3:21 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 56/41
Dec 23, 2009 4:18 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 60/39
Dec 24, 2009 7:05 a.m.
Bill Passed 60/39
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Mar 21, 2010 10:49 p.m.
Passed 219/212

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