A bill to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not counted as full-time employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on December 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Dec 10, 2013
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S. 1798 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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