S. 2766 (111th): Medical Foods Equity Act of 2009


Nov 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2009
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the coverage of medically necessary food under Federal health programs and private health insurance.

Summary (CRS)

Medical Foods Equity Act of 2009 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare), XIX (Medicaid), and XXI (State Children's Health Insurance Program) (CHIP, formerly known as SCHIP) of the Social Security Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 10, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2766”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 311 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2011

H.R. 4926 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 2010

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