S. 2949 (111th): Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act

A bill to amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased fiscal year 2010 payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries, to provide necessary funding to avoid shortfalls in the Medicare cost-sharing program for low-income qualifying individuals, and for other purposes.



Jan 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 27, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 27, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-127


Max Baucus

Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 2 pages


Jan 25, 2010

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Jan 25, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 26, 2010
Passed House

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Jan 27, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2949 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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