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H.R. 4789 (111th): Medicare You Can Buy Into Act

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Source: Wikipedia

The proposed Public Option Act is a bill that was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2010. It would permit U.S. citizens (and permanent residents) to buy into Medicare public health insurance by paying premiums. The bill was introduced by Representative Alan Grayson, a Democrat from Florida. As of March 24, 2010 it had eighty cosponsors.

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Sponsor and status

Alan Grayson

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 9, 2010
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

82 Cosponsors (82 Democrats)

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History

Mar 9, 2010
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 4789 (111th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4789. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

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

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