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H.R. 2579: Broader Options for Americans Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2581 amends section 214 of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017, as passed by the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, which provides a tax credit under the Internal Revenue Code for the purchase of health insurance in the individual market, so that the credit is also available with respect to unsubsidized COBRA continuation coverage (or similarly situated church plans) under an employer-sponsored health plan.

Sponsor and status

Patrick “Pat” Tiberi

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

May 19, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 15, 2017

This bill passed in the House on June 15, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 24, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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. The House Committee on Ways and Means issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jun 8, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 12, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 15, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2579 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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