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H.R. 1398: Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019

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To delay the reimposition of the annual fee on health insurance providers until after 2021.

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Sponsor and status

Ami Bera

Sponsor. Representative for California's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Feb 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Feb 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 27, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bera, Gottheimer, Walorski, Marchant, Introduce Legislation to Delay the Health Insurance Tax
    — Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA7] (Sponsor) on Feb 28, 2019

Walorski Votes to Repeal Cadillac Tax; Seeks Vote on Medical Device Tax Repeal, Health Insurance Tax Delay
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 18, 2019

Gardner Leads Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Request Health Insurance Tax Delay
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] on Dec 10, 2019

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Feb 27, 2019

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