H.R. 7000 (97th): Catastrophic Health Expense and Cost Constraint Act


Aug 17, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 17, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Martin

Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the protection of individuals against catastrophic medical expenses by providing for a catastrophic automatic protection plan and certification of qualified health plans offered by employers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/17/1982--Introduced.Catastrophic Health Expense and Cost Constraint Act - TitleI - Catastrophic Automatic Protection Plan (CAPP)-Part A: Establishment of Catastrophic Automatic Protection PlanAdds as a new title to the Social Security ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 17, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7000”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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