H.R. 397 (112th): Reform Americans Can Afford Act of 2011

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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Jan 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter “Wally” Herger

Representative for California's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011
Length: 220 pages


Jan 24, 2011

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H.R. 397 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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