H.R. 6258 (112th): Start Healthy Act of 2012


Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide medical assistance to uninsured newborns under the Medicaid program.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2012--Introduced.Start Healthy Act of 2012 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide: (1) mandatory coverage of qualified (uninsured) newborns, and (2) 100% federal medical assistance ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6258”). 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 (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3596 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 21, 2013

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