A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption to the individual mandate to maintain health coverage for certain individuals whose premium has increased by more than 10 percent, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arkansas. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
19 Cosponsors (19 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Inhofe Statement on 76% Increase in Oklahomans' Obamacare Premiums for 2017”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2016
“Cochran backs bills offering relief from obamacare tax penalties”
— Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS, 1979-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 21, 2016
Sep 7, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 8, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 3297 (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. 3297. 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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