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H.R. 383 (116th): 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
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Joyce Calls on Pelosi to Advance His Bill to Protect Ohioans with Preexisting Conditions
    — Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

ICYMI: Davis-Backed Legislation Protects Access to Health Care, Lowers the Cost of Prescription Drugs, Supports Health Care Workers
    — Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 1, 2020

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

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Jan 9, 2019

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

H.R. 383 (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. 383. 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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