U.S. Congress

Budget Control Act of 2011, S. 365

Signed into law on August 02, 2011, the Budget Control Act reduces federal spending over the next ten years by $917…


Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Federal Legislation

Also referred to as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and 'Health Reform', under the PPACA: most individuals will be…


Section 1903 of Title XIX of the Social Security Act

Provision dictating requirements for payment to states; pertinent citations include 1903(c). View the Social Security…


Section 1902 of Title XIX of the Social Security Act

Provision dictating requirements for state plans for medial assistance; pertinent citations include: 1902(a)(11)(B),…


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Passed

A direct response to the economic crisis, the Recovery Act (also referred to as the 'Stimulus Package') provided $288…


Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA)

The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA or Public Law 111-3) has passed,…


Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) was signed into law on February 8, 2006 . This legislation affects many aspects…


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 2004 Reauthorization

View the complete 2004 federal reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): IDEA is a law…


Rehabilitation Act of 1973

The Rehabilitation Act authorizes the formula grant programs of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment,…