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H.R. 2949 (114th): Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

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To exclude payments from State eugenics compensation programs from consideration in determining eligibility for, or the amount of, Federal public benefits.

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Sponsor and status

Patrick McHenry

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jul 7, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 1698: Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016. (compare text)

2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)



Jul 7, 2015

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H.R. 2949 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2949. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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