H.R. 1217 (112th): To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund.


Mar 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 13, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Joseph Pitts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

4/13/2011--Passed House amended.Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal provisions establishing and appropriating funds to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (a Fund to provide for expanded ... Read more >

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Mar 29, 2011

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Apr 11, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Apr 13, 2011
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1217”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 13, 2011 5:01 p.m.
Failed 187/237
Apr 13, 2011 5:09 p.m.
Failed 188/238
Apr 13, 2011 5:43 p.m.
Passed 236/183

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H.R. 1099 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

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Last Action: Apr 27, 2012

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