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H.R. 2809 (113th): To delay the application of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jul 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Blackburn to Sponsor Delay of Obamacare as Part of House Republican Plan to Keep the Government Funded
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2013

Op-ed for The Arizona Republic: Let's delay Obamacare for a year, so we can kill it
    — Sen. Jeff Flake [R-AZ, 2013-2018] on Sep 24, 2013

Support for Blackburn Efforts to Delay Obamacare Continues to Grow
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2013

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Jul 24, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2809 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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