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H.R. 1868 (116th): Health Care Affordability Act of 2019

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve affordability and reduce premium costs of health insurance for consumers.

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Sponsor and status

Lauren Underwood

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Mar 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


39 Cosponsors (39 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

With the Health Coverage of Millions of Illinoisans at Risk, Underwood Urges the Protection of the ACA Ahead of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Sponsor) on Oct 9, 2020

Rosen Co-Sponsors Resolution to Save Net Neutrality
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] on Mar 6, 2019

Underwood’s Critical Legislation to Protect the Affordable Care Act Passes the House of Representatives
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Sponsor) on Jul 30, 2020

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Mar 26, 2019

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H.R. 1868 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1868. 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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