About the bill
H.R. 596 would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the 2010 law that implemented President Obama’s healthcare reforms. The bill would direct the committees of the House of Representatives to begin the process of proposing alternative reforms. The House passed the bill on February 3, 2014, sending it to the Senate. There have been many previous bills that have attempted to repeal the ACA, none have succeeded.
The ACA created the “individual mandate,” a tax penalty for not holding qualified health insurance, and subsidies for low-income Americans to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 3, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 596 (114th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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