H.R. 372: Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017

H.R. 372 amends a section of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 which exempted the insurance industry from the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act. The Act ensures that health insurance issuers are subject to the same antitrust and unfair trade practices laws that all businesses have had to comply with. This would subject insurers to federal laws against price ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 9, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Mar 22, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Paul Gosar

Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 9, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Mar 10, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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Mar 15, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Mar 22, 2017
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 372 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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