About the bill
It’s no secret that Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly called Obamacare, but Republicans are debating between several differing legislative proposals. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a licensed medical doctor and one of the most libertarian members of Congress who himself ran for president last year, recently introduced his plan, which awaits a vote in the Senate Finance Committee.
What the bill does
S. 222, the Obamacare Replacement Act, clocks in at 149 pages. By comparison, GovTrack Insider recently analyzed one of the other main ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 149 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Dr. Rand Paul Comments on the U.S. House Rejecting ‘Obamacare Lite’”
— Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] (Sponsor) on Mar 24, 2017
“Dr. Rand Paul Reintroduces Obamacare Repeal Passed by Republicans in Last Congress”
— Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] (Sponsor) on Mar 9, 2017
“Dr. Rand Paul Denied a Copy of U.S. House’s Obamacare Repeal Draft”
— Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] (Sponsor) on Mar 2, 2017
Jan 24, 2017
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S. 222 (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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Obamacare Replacement Act, S. 222, 115th Cong. (2017).
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