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S. 172: Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019

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A bill to delay the reimposition of the annual fee on health insurance providers until after 2021.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 16, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 16, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 16, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Gardner Secures Repeal of Costly Obamacare Taxes
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Sponsor) on Dec 16, 2019

Representative Adriano Espaillat Statement on the Appointment of Flix V. Matos Rodrguez as the New Chancellor of the City University of New York (CUNY)
    — Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] on May 2, 2019

Gardner Leads Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Request Health Insurance Tax Delay
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Sponsor) on Dec 10, 2019

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Jan 16, 2019

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S. 172 is 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 S. 172. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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