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

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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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 it did not receive a vote.


Andrew Young Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district




Jan 17, 1977

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H.R. 1977 (95th) 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. 1977. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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