H.R. 973 (113th): Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act of 2013

Introduced:

Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Mar 5, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments
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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6097 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 10, 2012

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