H.R. 5179 (111th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that family coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program remains available with respect to an otherwise eligible child of a Federal employee or annuitant until that child attains 26 years of age, and for other purposes.


Apr 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kathleen Dahlkemper
Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/29/2010--Introduced.Extends eligibility for coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to a federal employee's, annuitant's, or former spouse's dependent child (currently, unmarried dependent child) who is under age 26 ...

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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. 5200 (Related)
FEHBP Dependent Coverage Extension Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2010

H.R. 2978 (Related)
To amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum age to qualify ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2009

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Apr 29, 2010


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