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H.R. 4887 (111th): TRICARE Affirmation Act


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that health coverage provided by the Department of Defense is treated as minimal essential coverage.

Sponsor and status

Ike Skelton

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Mar 19, 2010
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 26, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 26, 2010.

Law
Pub.L. 111-159
Cosponsors

20 Cosponsors (20 Democrats)

Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3148: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the treatment of Department of Defense health coverage as minimal essential coverage.

Introduced on Mar 22, 2010. 75% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 19, 2010
 
Introduced

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Mar 20, 2010
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 12, 2010
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 26, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4887 (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. 4887. 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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