About the bill
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
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 15, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“The Broader Options for Americans Act Passes House with Bipartisan Support”
— Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12, 2001-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 15, 2017
H.R. 2579 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2579. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). H.R. 2579 — 115th Congress: Broader Options for Americans Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr2579
“H.R. 2579 — 115th Congress: Broader Options for Americans Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. October 23, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr2579>
Broader Options for Americans Act, H.R. 2579, 115th Cong. (2017).
|title=H.R. 2579 (115th)
|accessdate=October 23, 2020
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=May 19, 2017
|quote=Broader Options for Americans Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.