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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Military Retirees' Health Care Protection Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit increases in fees for military health care.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/14/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
03/14/2006Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/14/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (164)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 03/14/2006
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-4]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Drake, Thelma D. [R-VA-2]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Chandler, Ben [D-KY-6]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Herseth, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 03/14/2006
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 03/14/2006
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9]* 03/14/2006
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3] 03/15/2006
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 03/15/2006
Rep. Wilson, Heather [R-NM-1] 03/15/2006
Rep. Boren, Dan [D-OK-2] 03/15/2006
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 03/15/2006
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-17] 03/15/2006
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 03/15/2006
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 03/15/2006
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 03/15/2006
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] 03/15/2006
Rep. Cardoza, Dennis A. [D-CA-18] 03/15/2006
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16] 03/15/2006
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 03/15/2006
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 03/15/2006
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] 03/15/2006
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] 03/15/2006
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 03/15/2006
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 03/16/2006
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] 03/16/2006
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13] 03/16/2006
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 03/16/2006
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 03/16/2006
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 03/16/2006
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4] 03/16/2006
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/16/2006
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10] 03/16/2006
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 03/16/2006
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 03/16/2006
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 03/16/2006
Rep. Bonilla, Henry [R-TX-23] 03/16/2006
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/28/2006
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 03/28/2006
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 03/28/2006
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 03/28/2006
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 03/28/2006
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 03/28/2006
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 03/28/2006
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8] 03/28/2006
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 03/28/2006
Rep. Bradley, Jeb [R-NH-1] 03/28/2006
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 03/28/2006
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3] 03/28/2006
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 03/28/2006
Rep. Melancon, Charlie [D-LA-3] 03/28/2006
Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2] 03/28/2006
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 03/28/2006
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 03/28/2006
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 03/28/2006
Rep. Renzi, Rick [R-AZ-1] 03/29/2006
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-7] 03/29/2006
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4] 03/29/2006
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 03/29/2006
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 03/29/2006
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 03/29/2006
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 03/29/2006
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 03/29/2006
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 03/29/2006
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 03/29/2006
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7] 03/29/2006
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 03/29/2006
Rep. Brown-Waite, Ginny [R-FL-5] 03/29/2006
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 03/29/2006
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-2] 03/29/2006
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12] 03/29/2006
Rep. Miller, Brad [D-NC-13] 03/29/2006
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] 03/30/2006
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1] 03/30/2006
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-25] 03/30/2006
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 03/30/2006
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 03/30/2006
Rep. Sherwood, Don [R-PA-10] 03/30/2006
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 04/04/2006
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 04/04/2006
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 04/04/2006
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 04/04/2006
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] 04/04/2006
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 04/04/2006
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 04/04/2006
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/04/2006
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 04/04/2006
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 04/04/2006
Rep. Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [R-NY-29] 04/04/2006
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 04/04/2006
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] 04/04/2006
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 04/04/2006
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 04/04/2006
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 04/05/2006
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3] 04/05/2006
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 04/05/2006
Rep. Sodrel, Michael E. [R-IN-9] 04/05/2006
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] 04/05/2006
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 04/25/2006
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 04/25/2006
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 04/25/2006
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 04/25/2006
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] 04/25/2006
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 04/25/2006
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 04/25/2006
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-7] 04/25/2006
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5] 04/25/2006
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] 04/25/2006
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 05/03/2006
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-14] 05/03/2006
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 05/03/2006
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-10] 05/04/2006
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/04/2006
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7] 05/10/2006
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 05/23/2006
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 06/06/2006
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 06/06/2006
Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5] 06/06/2006
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 07/12/2006
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 07/27/2006
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 09/06/2006
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 09/20/2006
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-20] 09/27/2006
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8] 11/09/2006

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services03/14/2006 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/14/2006)

Military Retirees' Health Care Protection Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) and the nation have a committed health benefits obligation to retired military personnel that exceeds the obligation of corporate employers to civilian employees; and (2) DOD has many additional options to constrain the growth of health care spending in ways that do not disadvantage beneficiaries, and should pursue such options rather than seeking large fee increases for beneficiaries.

Prohibits an increase after December 31, 2005, in: (1) a premium, deductible, copayment, or other charge prescribed by the Secretary of Defense for medical and dental health care coverage for military personnel; and (2) the dollar amount of a cost-sharing requirement under the DOD pharmacy benefits program.

Prohibits: (1) charges for DOD inpatient care from exceeding $535 per day; and (2) after December 31, 2005, an increase in premiums under TRICARE (a DOD managed health care program) for certain members of the Selected Reserve.