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S. 172 (116th): 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.

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Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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

This bill was introduced on January 16, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


32 Cosponsors (27 Republicans, 5 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Gardner Secures Repeal of Costly Obamacare Taxes
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO, 2015-2020] (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, 2015-2020] (Sponsor) on Dec 10, 2019

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Jan 16, 2019

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

S. 172 (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 S. 172. 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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