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H.R. 3271: No Health Care, No Raise Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 13, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3271

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 13, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prohibit cost of living adjustments in pay rates for Members of Congress unless the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifies that all citizens of the United States are enrolled in health insurance coverage that provides a package of benefits that is at least as comprehensive as the essential health benefits package described in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Health Care, No Raise Act.

2.

Prohibiting adjustment in pay rates for Members of Congress unless all citizens of the United States are enrolled in comprehensive health insurance coverage

(a)

In general

Section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(C)

An adjustment in rates of pay may be made under this paragraph in a year only if the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifies that, as of October 1 of the previous year, all citizens of the United States are enrolled in health insurance coverage that provides a package of benefits that is at least as comprehensive as the essential health benefits package described in section 1302(a) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18022(a)).

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(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 601(a)(2)(A) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 4501(2)(A)) is amended by striking Subject to subparagraph (B), and inserting Subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C),.