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H.R. 4998 (115th): Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act

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To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure health insurance coverage continuity for former foster youth.

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Sponsor and status

Karen Bass

Sponsor. Representative for California's 37th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Feb 13, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4998 will add $171 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Feb 13, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 4998 (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.

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

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