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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Jul 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
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
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S. 1488 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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