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H.R.2300: Empowering Patients First Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Tom Price, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 59 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Empowering Patients First Act of 2013 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores or revives provisions amended or repealed by such Act or such health care provisions.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit for the cost of qualified health insurance costs for low-income taxpayers and a tax deduction for such costs for other taxpayers.

Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment and governance of individual and small employer membership associations (IMAs) to make health benefits coverage available to IMA members and their dependents.

Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for establishment and governance of association health plans, which are group health plans whos...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Budget
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Appropriations
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Rules
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Administration
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce