About the bill
H.R. 2581 amends the premium tax credit under section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code to specify that advance payments of the credit are not to be made with respect to an individual unless the Secretary of the Treasury has received confirmation from the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), that the Commissioner of Social Security or the Secretary of Homeland Security has verified that individual’s status as a citizen or national of the United States, or as lawfully present in the United States. In addition, the legislation amends H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017, as passed by the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, to provide a similar rule with respect to advance payments of a new credit for the purchase of health …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2017
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 13, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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14 Cosponsors (14 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Video: McCaul Speaks in Support of Verify First Act”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 13, 2017
“Congresswoman Clarkes Statement on the Verify First Act”
— Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] on Jun 15, 2017
H.R. 2581 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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