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S. 1033 (116th): Consumer Health Options and Insurance Competition Enhancement Act

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a public health insurance option, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Apr 4, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).


8 Cosponsors (8 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

TODAY: Senate to Vote on Amendment on Stopping Police Militarization
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 21, 2020

Harris, Schatz, Murkowski, Paul Introduce Legislation To Help End Police Militarization
    — Vice President Kamala Harris [D] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

Stefanik Statement on House Democrats Partisan Anti-Police Bill, Senate Democrats Blocking Debate on JUSTICE Act
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] on Jun 25, 2020

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Apr 4, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1033 (116th) 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 S. 1033. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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