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S. 1201 (115th): Health Care Options for All Act

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A bill to allow individuals living in areas without qualified health plans offered through an Exchange to have similar access to health insurance coverage as Members of Congress and congressional staff.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Claire McCaskill

Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

At Press Conference Today, King Discusses Outcome of Early Morning Health Care Vote, Outlines Path Forward
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 28, 2017

Senate Democratic Leaders To McConnell: Drop Health Care Repeal & Sabotage And Instead Work With Dems To Advance Policies To Strengthen Health Insurance Markets
    — Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] on Jul 10, 2017

Sen. Murray, Senate Democratic Leaders Urge Leader McConnell To Advance Policies That Would Help Bring Stability To Health Insurance Markets & Make Premiums More Affordable For Millions Of Americans
    — Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] on Jul 10, 2017

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May 22, 2017

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S. 1201 (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.

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.

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