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H.R. 1121 (115th): Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit application of pre-existing condition exclusions and to guarantee availability of health insurance coverage in the individual and group market, contingent on the enactment of legislation repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Greg Walden

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 23 pages
Feb 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Paulsen Reaffirms Commitment to Pre-Existing Condition Protections
    — Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018

Tiberi Cosponsors Bill to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions
    — Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12, 2001-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 21, 2017

Walberg Backs Bill to Protect Patients with Pre-Existing Conditions
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 24, 2017

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Feb 16, 2017

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H.R. 1121 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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