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S. 248 (112th): Empowering States to Innovate Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 1, 2011 (Introduced).


II

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 248

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 1, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Brown of Massachusetts, and Ms. Landrieu) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To allow an earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Empowering States to Innovate Act.

2.

Earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers

Section 1332(a) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is amended—

(1)

by striking January 1, 2017 in paragraph (1) and inserting January 1, 2014; and

(2)

by inserting beginning not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of the Empowering States to Innovate Act after application in paragraph (4)(B)(ii).