H.R. 1977 (95th): Comprehensive National Health Care Act


Jan 17, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Andrew Young Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Social Security Act to establish a national health care program for all residents of the United States under which all existing health care programs for the aged and poor are consolidated, to provide for the administration of the national health care program and the existing social security programs by a newly established independent Social Security Administration.

Summary (CRS)

1/17/1977--Introduced.Comprehensive National Health Care Act - States that the purpose of this Act is to create a system of national health care benefits which will make comprehensive health services available ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 17, 1977

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1977”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 10888 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 1975

H.R. 2549 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1977

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