To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for a temporary moratorium on the employer mandate and to provide for a delay in the implementation of 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 California's 22nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Kellys Bipartisan Leadership on Key Issues Highlighted by Magazine”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2018
“Walorski Votes to Send Health Care Bills to House Floor”
— Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2, 2013-2022] on Jul 12, 2018
“Walorski Introduces Bill to Provide Relief from Job-Killing Medical Device Tax”
— Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2, 2013-2022] on Dec 12, 2017
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What stakeholders are saying
Dec 12, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 11, 2018
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.
Aug 28, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 4616 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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