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H.R. 383: Continuing Coverage for Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019

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To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that preexisting condition exclusions with respect to enrollment in health insurance coverage and group health plans continue to be prohibited.

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Sponsor and status

David Joyce

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 9, 2019

Introduced on Jan 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 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

Statement from Rep. Stivers
    — Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15] (Co-sponsor) on May 9, 2019

Rep. Gonzalez statement on voting “present” on Democrat’s resolution against the Department of Justice’s Affordable Care Act filing
    — Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH16] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

Rep. Gonzalez makes good on promises joins Ohio Rep. Dave Joyce bill to protect pre-existing conditions
    — Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH16] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 10, 2019

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Jan 9, 2019

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H.R. 383 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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