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S. 3120 (114th): A bill to apply the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to Congressional members and members of the executive branch.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 29, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3120

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 29, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To apply the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to Congressional members and members of the executive branch.

1.

Health insurance coverage for certain Congressional members and members of the executive branch

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding section 1312(d)(3)(D) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18032(d)(3)(D)), Members of Congress, the President, and Vice President shall purchase health insurance coverage through a health insurance exchange established under such Act to enable an individual to directly enroll in a qualified health plan and shall not be eligible to receive any Federal subsidy or contribution to the costs of such coverage through congressional disbursing offices or the Office of Personnel Management (through the Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan), or through tax credits administered by the Internal Revenue Service, unless such a subsidy or contribution is also otherwise available to individuals at a similar income level.

(b)

Definition

In this section the term Member of Congress shall have the meaning given such term in section 1312(d)(3)(D)(ii)(I) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18032(d)(3)(D)(ii)(I)).