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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/16/2009--Reported to Senate without amendment.Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 - Section3 - Makes the amendments made by this Act effective on April 1, 2009, regardless of whether ... Read more >

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Jan 16, 2009

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Jan 16, 2009
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