To amend Public Law 111-148 to transfer fiscal year 2013 through fiscal year 2016 funds from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to carry out the temporary high risk health insurance pool program for individuals with preexisting conditions, and to extend access to such program to such individuals who have had creditable coverage during the 6 months prior to application for coverage through such program.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2013
Length: 8 pages
Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 15, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 17, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 24, 2013
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 175 (113th).
H.R. 1549 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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