The House, on February 4, 2009, passed legislation to renew and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The Senate previously passed the measure on January 29, 2009, by a vote of 66-32. The $31.5 billion measure would fund investment in the SCHIP program with a 61-cent increase in federal tax on cigarettes, with proportional increases for other tobacco products, raising approximately $65 million over 10 years.
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