S. 275 (111th): Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009

An original bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



Jan 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Enacted as H.R. 2 (companion bill)

Max Baucus

Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2009
Length: 286 pages

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H.R. 2 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Feb 4, 2009


Jan 16, 2009

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Jan 16, 2009
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S. 275 (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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