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H.R. 4541 (115th): CHAMPION KIDS Act of 2017

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To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Stephanie Murphy

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2017
Length: 63 pages
Dec 4, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 195: H.R. 195: Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; HEALTHY KIDS Act; Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 22, 2018. (compare text)

126 Cosponsors (125 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Murphy Introduces Comprehensive Bill to Reauthorize CHIP, Community Health Centers, and Other Expired Public Health Programs
    — Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7, 2017-2022] (Sponsor) on Dec 5, 2017

Courtney urges chip reauthorization
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 8, 2017

Pingree Cosponsors Legislation to Reauthorize Critical Health Care Programs that Serve Thousands of Maine Families
    — Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2017

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Dec 4, 2017

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H.R. 4541 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4541. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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