H.R. 697 (111th): Family Building Act of 2009


Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anthony Weiner

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to require coverage for the treatment of infertility.

Summary (CRS)

1/26/2009--Introduced.Family Building Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to require a group health plan that provides coverage for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (20D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2892 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

S. 1258 (Related)
Family Building Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009

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