S. 391 (111th): Healthy Americans Act


Feb 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2009
Length: 168 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide affordable, guaranteed private health coverage that will make Americans healthier and can never be taken away.

Summary (CRS)

2/5/2009--Introduced.Healthy Americans Act - Requires each adult individual to have the opportunity to purchase a Healthy Americans Private Insurance Plan (HAPI), which is:(1) a plan offered by a state; or(2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 5, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 391”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8D, 5R, 1I) (show)
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.

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