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Jul 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2009
Length: 3 pages
A bill to extend temporarily the 18-month period of continuation coverage under group health plans required under COBRA continuation coverage provisions so as to provide for a total period of continuation coverage of up to 24 months.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1488 — 111th Congress: COBRA Coverage Extension Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1488
“S. 1488 — 111th Congress: COBRA Coverage Extension Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1488>
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