S. 1497: No Exemption for Washington from Obamacare Act

Introduced:
Sep 12, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Sep 12, 2013
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 12, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
Sep 12, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed Senate
Passed House
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
David Vitter
Junior Senator from Louisiana
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 12, 2013
Length
5 pages
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Full Title

A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to apply the provisions of the Act to certain Congressional staff and members of the executive branch.

Summary

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Prognosis

0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committees

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


9/12/2013--Introduced.
No Exemption for Washington from Obamacare Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to extend the requirement for participation in the American Health Benefit Exchange (a state health insurance exchange created by PPACA) to the President, Vice-President, executive branch political appointees, and employees of congressional committees and leadership offices of Congress (currently, this requirement applies to Members of Congress and their staff).
Prohibits any government contribution to or subsidy for the health insurance coverage of such officials and employees.

House Republican Conference Summary

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