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H.R. 1884: Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019

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To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to improve affordability of, undo sabotage with respect to, and increase access to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Frank Pallone Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 30 pages
Mar 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 26, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 26, 2019. 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)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Cohen Votes to Condemn Trump Administrations Support for Lawsuit Attacking Affordable Care Act
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

Rep. Kilmer Fights to Protect Washingtonians with Pre-Existing Conditions & Make Health Care More Affordable
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 4, 2019

Bishop Marks First 100 Days of the House Democratic Majority By Highlighting The Progress Being Made For The People
    — Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on Apr 12, 2019

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Mar 26, 2019

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H.R. 1884 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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