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H.R. 2004: Ensuring FEDVIP and FLTCIP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

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To amend title 5, United States Code, to continue supplemental dental and vision benefits and long-term care insurance coverage for Federal employees affected by a Government shutdown, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

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

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 1, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 12, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 12, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bicameral, Bipartisan Group Introduces Legislation to Protect Federal Workers from Losing Health Benefits During Government Shutdowns
    — Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2004 will be negligible.

History

Apr 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2004 is 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.

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