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How Bill H.R. 3962 (Affordable Health Care for America Act) Passes Through the House of Representatives
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H.R. 3962 was introduced in the House by Representative John Dingell on October 29, 2009, at the encouragement of the Obama administration.

The bill was then referred to eight different committees - Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, Budget, Rules, Natural Resources, and Judiciary.

The bill was sent to the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.

After consideration by the subcommittee, the bill was sent back to the main committees with a summary of the subcommittee's findings.

The bill was then sent to the House Rules Committee, where they introduced a resolution and Committee Report that presented desired amendments to the bill.
The bill was sent to President Obama, who signed it on June 24, 2010.

The Senate voted on an amended version of the bill, which was then sent to a Conference Committee between the two chambers, where negotiations were made that led the the final passage of the bill.

The bill was sent to the Senate where it goes through a similar process as the House, and was passed on June 17, 2010.

The amended bill was voted on and passed by the House of Representatives November 7, 2009 by a vote of 220-215.

Bill sent to floor for debate. The bill was so important that most of the House was present during the debates.