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H.R. 2789 (113th): DEFECT Act (Delaying Enrollment in Federal Exchanges to Certify Trust) of 2013

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To delay enrollment in qualified health plans in State or Federally facilitated Exchanges until 1 year after final rules are published establishing the verification and other procedures to be used to implement section 1411 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and carrying out sections 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

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Renee Ellmers

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jul 23, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Jul 23, 2013

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H.R. 2789 (113th) 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. 2789. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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