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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedNovember 4th, 2009

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Title

COBRA Subsidy Extension and Enhancement Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to extend and enhance the COBRA subsidy program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Summary

COBRA Subsidy Extension and Enhancement Act of 2009 - Amends the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to: (1) increase the subsidy under COBRA (health insurance continuation benefits under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985) to 75% of a worker's health care insurance premium; (2) extend such subsidy from 9 to 15 months after termination from employment; (3) extend coverage under COBRA to employees whose work hours are involuntarily reduced; and (4) extend until June 30, 2010, the period of eligibility for COBRA premium assistance.

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