New Cosponsor — Jan 16, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
The bill now has 40 cosponsors (40 Republicans).
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Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To exempt employers from any excise tax and certain suits and penalties in the case of a failure of a group health plan to provide coverage to which an employer objects on the basis of religious belief or moral conviction.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6097 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 973”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 973 — 113th Congress: Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr973
“H.R. 973 — 113th Congress: Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr973>
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