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S. 1490 (113th): A bill to delay the application of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Jeff Flake

Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Sep 10, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


21 Cosponsors (21 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Sen. Flake on the Effects of Obamacare: We Need a Full-Bore, Full-Time Economy – Not a Part-Time Economy
    — Sen. Jeff Flake [R-AZ, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 25, 2013

Blackburn to Sponsor Delay of Obamacare as Part of House Republican Plan to Keep the Government Funded
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] on Sep 28, 2013

Support for Blackburn Efforts to Delay Obamacare Continues to Grow
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] on Sep 26, 2013

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Sep 10, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1490 (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 S. 1490. 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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