H.R. 1856: Employee Benefits Protection Act of 2015

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the National Labor Relations Act to protect the health benefits of retirees, and for other purposes.

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Apr 16, 2015


Referred to Committee on Apr 16, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 16, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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Apr 16, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1856 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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