To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Kellys Bipartisan Leadership on Key Issues Highlighted by Magazine”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Sponsor) on Sep 20, 2018
“Courtney, Kelly lead bipartisan coalition in urging repeal of Cadillac Tax”
— Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 28, 2017
“Day 3 of Tax Wrap Up: Larson Fights to Preserve Medical Expense Deduction for Middle Class & Seniors”
— Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 8, 2017
Jan 3, 2017
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H.R. 173 (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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