S. 482 (113th): Health Insurance Rate Review Act


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.Health Insurance Rate Review Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to declare that federal requirements that the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) review unreasonable premium increases ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2013

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. 482”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 137 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

H.R. 1019 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2013

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