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S. 222: Obamacare Replacement Act

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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

Rand Paul

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 149 pages

Jan 24, 2017


Introduced on Jan 24, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 24, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 24, 2017

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S. 222 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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