S. 1796 (111th): America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009


Oct 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Max Baucus

Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2009
Length: 1504 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

America's Healthy Future Act of 2009 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to add a new title XXII (Health Insurance Coverage) to ensure that all Americans have access to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 19, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 19, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1796”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3216 (Related)
Medicare Rural Health Care Equity Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010

S. 2806 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2009

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