To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to delay the implementation of the penalty for failure to comply with the individual health insurance mandate.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2014
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 5, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
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18 Cosponsors (18 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Jenkins' Bill To Provide Fairness For All Americans”
— Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 5, 2014
“Burgess Takes to House Floor to Support the Simple Fairness Act”
— Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 5, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 5, 2014
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 497 (113th).
Mar 5, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 4118 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4118. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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