Children's Health Insurance
VOTE: HR 2, House Vote 50; Motion to Concur with Senate amendment, 290-135 on 2/4/2009
Status: Became Public Law 111-3 on 2/4/2009
Vote Description: This bill, House vote 50, extended coverage to four million more uninsured children, offered incentives to states to address barriers to enrollment, ended the five-year waiting period on covering legal immigrant children and pregnant women, and required states for the first time to provide dental benefits under CHIP.
CDF Action Council Position: Yes.