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H.R. 462 (111th): Medicaid-SCHIP Dental Benefits Improvement Act of 2009

To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to improve dental benefits under Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2009
Length: 38 pages

Jan 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2: Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 4, 2009. (compare text)


Jan 13, 2009

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H.R. 462 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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