To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2017
Length: 17 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. DeFazio Introduces Legislation Establishing a Public Health Insurance Option”
— Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] (Sponsor) on Mar 3, 2017
“Rep. Carbajal Statement on Anthem Blue Cross Exit from California ACA Exchanges”
— Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA24] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 3, 2017
“Shea-Porter Introduces Medicare You Can Opt Into Act of 2017”
— Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 6, 2017
Mar 2, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1419.
H.R. 1307 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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Public Option Deficit Reduction Act, H.R. 1307, 115th Cong. (2017).
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