H.R. 1101: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

H.R. 1101 amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to allow small businesses to join together in association health plans (AHP) across state lines through bona fide trade associations to become larger purchasers of health insurance. Specifically, the bill relieves small businesses that form AHPs from state-mandated benefit laws that often make coverage prohibitively expensive. H.R. 1101establishes a ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 22, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Sam Johnson

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 64 pages

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Mar 10, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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Mar 17, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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Mar 22, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1101 is 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.

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