To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and to take meaningful steps to lower health care costs and increase access to health insurance coverage without raising taxes, cutting Medicare benefits for seniors, adding to the national deficit, intervening in the doctor-patient relationship, or instituting a government takeover of health care.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011
Length: 220 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 27, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5424 (111th).
Jan 24, 2011
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H.R. 397 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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