S. 248 (112th): Empowering States to Innovate Act

A bill to allow an earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Feb 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2011
Length: 2 pages


Feb 1, 2011

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Feb 7, 2011
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S. 248 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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