Summary: H.R.531 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (06/26/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance Program) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to revise the special rule for the redistribution and availability of unexpended FY1998 and 1999 SCHIP allotments, including to: (1) extend the availability of FY 1998 and 1999 reallocated funds through FY 2004; and (2) permit 50 percent of the total amount of unexpended FY 2000 and 2001 SCHIP allotments that remain available to a State through the end of FY 2002 and 2003 to remain available for expenditure by the State through the end of FY 2004 and 2005, respectively.