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H.R.2668: To delay the application of the individual health insurancemandate, to delay the application of the employer healthinsurance mandate, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Todd Young, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 33 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 24, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Title I: Fairness for American Families Act - Fairness for American Families Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), to delay until 2015 the requirement that individuals maintain minimal essential health care coverage.

Title II: Authority for Mandate Delay Act - Authority for Mandate Delay Act - Amends PPACA to delay until 2015 enforcement of requirements that large employers offer their full-time employees the opportunity to enroll in minimum essential coverage. Delays the effective date of related reporting requirements for such employers and for providers of minimum essential coverage.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 24, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 145.
July 23, 2013 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
July 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 17, 2013 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 300, in the engrossment of H.R. 2668, the text of H.R. 2667, as passed by the House, was appended as new matter at the end of H.R. 2668.
July 17, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 17, 2013

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 251 - 174 (Roll no. 363). (text: CR H4557)

July 17, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 193 - 230 (Roll no. 362).

July 17, 2013 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H4576)
July 17, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Andrews motion to recommit with instructions pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment which prohibits anything in the Act from being construed to alter, delay, or weaken: 1) Section 1402 of the Affordable Care Act (which reduces out-of-pocket costs and cost-sharing for individuals and families); 2) Sections 1001 and 1401 of the Affordable Care Act (which provide tax credits and rebates for health insurance); or 3) Section 1201 of the Affordable Care Act (which prohibits discrimination on the basis of pre-existing conditions and gender). Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
July 17, 2013 Mr. Andrews moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means. (consideration: CR H4575-4576; text: CR H4575)
July 17, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4575-4576)
July 17, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that further proceedings on the consideration of H.R. 2668 would be postponed.
July 17, 2013 The previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H4573)
July 17, 2013 WORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have words taken down. Mr. Price (GA) asked unanimous consent to withdraw the words. Without objection the words were withdrawn. The House resumed with debate on H.R. 2668.
July 17, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2668.
July 17, 2013 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2667 and H.R. 2668 under a closed rule. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate and one motion to recommit in each instance.
July 17, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 300. (consideration: CR H4557-4573)
July 16, 2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 300 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2667 and H.R. 2668 under a closed rule. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate and one motion to recommit in each instance.
July 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.