H.R. 607: To delay until 2016 provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act scheduled to take effect in 2014 or 2015 and to delay the application of sequestration until 2014.

Introduced:
Feb 08, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Mac Thornberry
Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 08, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 8, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 08, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 08, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (17R) (show)
Committees

House Appropriations

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Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Higher Education and Workforce Training

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House House Administration

House Natural Resources

Indian and Alaska Native Affairs

House Rules

House Budget

House Judiciary

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/8/2013--Introduced.
Delays until January 1, 2016, the effective date of any provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or of any health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2011 that were scheduled to take effect in 2014 or 2015.
Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to postpone until FY2014 the automatic reductions to eliminate the excess budget deficit (sequestration). Prohibits the President from issuing an order to carry out any sequestration that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget estimates is required for FY2013.

House Republican Conference Summary

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