To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2012
Length: 8 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 11, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.
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162 Cosponsors (162 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
Jul 9, 2012
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Jul 10, 2012
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 724 (112th).
Jul 11, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 6079 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6079. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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