H.R. 5137 (99th): Health Care for the Homeless Act of 1986


Jun 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George “Mickey” Leland

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide health care and mental health services for the homeless.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/1986--Introduced.Health Care for the Homeless Act of 1986 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to qualified applicant public or private nonprofit entities to enable ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 1986

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5137”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 287 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1987

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