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S. 12 (114th): Hire More Heroes Act of 2015

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Sponsor and status

Roy Blunt

Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


29 Cosponsors (29 Republicans)

See Instead

H.J.Res. 61 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jul 27, 2015


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Inhofe Statement on 76% Increase in Oklahomans' Obamacare Premiums for 2017
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK, 1994-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2016

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    — Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT, 1975-2022] on May 1, 2016

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    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2, 2013-2020] on May 12, 2016

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Jan 6, 2015

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

S. 12 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 12. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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