New Cosponsor — Oct 23, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
The bill now has 28 cosponsors (28 Republicans).
Jul 31, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2013
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide veterans with a 1-year exemption from the requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
7/31/2013--Introduced.Fairness for America's Heroes Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to exempt veterans, until January 1, 2015, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2876 — 113th Congress: Fairness for America’s Heroes Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2876
“H.R. 2876 — 113th Congress: Fairness for America’s Heroes Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2876>
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