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H.R. 1398 (116th): 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)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


170 Cosponsors (133 Republicans, 36 Democrats, 1 Independent)


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, 2015-2020] on Dec 10, 2019

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Feb 27, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1398 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1398. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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