S. 2534 (95th): Health Maintenance Organization Act Amendments


Feb 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 1, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-559


Richard Schweiker

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Nov 1, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program of assistance under that Act for health maintenance organizations.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 95-1784) Health Maintenance Organization Amendments - Extends the authorization of appropriations under the Public Health Service Act through fiscal year 1981 for:(1) grants ... Read more >


Feb 10, 1978

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May 15, 1978
Reported by Committee

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Jul 21, 1978
Passed Senate

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Sep 25, 1978
Passed House with Changes

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Nov 1, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 1, 1978
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2534”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (7D, 4R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 11702 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 1978

H.R. 13655 (Related)
Health Maintenance Organization Amendments

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 25, 1978

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