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

Introduced:

Feb 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 1978

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

Law:

Pub.L. 95-559

Sponsor:

Richard Schweiker

Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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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.

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History

Feb 10, 1978
 
Introduced

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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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Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (7D, 4R) (show)
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Votes

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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