H.R. 2417 (99th): Health Maintenance Organization Amendments of 1985

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program of assistance for health maintenance organizations.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 8, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 18, 1985 but was never passed by the Senate.


Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 24th congressional district



May 8, 1985

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May 15, 1985
Reported by Committee

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Jun 18, 1985
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2417 (99th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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