S. 3296: Protection from ObamaCare Monopolies Act

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption to the individual mandate to maintain health coverage for individuals residing in counties with fewer than 2 health insurance issuers offering plans on an Exchange.

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Sep 7, 2016


Reported by Committee on Sep 8, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 8, 2016.


John McCain

Senior Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Sep 7, 2016

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Sep 8, 2016
Reported by Committee

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S. 3296 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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