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H.R.3522: Employee Health Care Protection 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 Bill Cassidy, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 8 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 15, 2014
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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

Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014 - Permits a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 to continue offering such coverage for sale through 2018 outside of a health care exchange established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Treats such coverage as a grandfathered health plan for purposes of an individual meeting the requirement to maintain minimum essential health coverage.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 15, 2014 Received in the Senate.
Sept. 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 11, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 247 - 167 (Roll no. 495). (text: CR 9/10/2014 H7413)

Sept. 11, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 223 (Roll no. 494).

Sept. 11, 2014 The previous question on the motion was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H7437)
Sept. 11, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brownley (CA) motion to recommit with instruction, pending reservation of a point of order. The motion seeks to ensure that nothing in the underlying legislation would result in discrimination based on gender, including subjecting women to higher premiums, loss of coverage for contraception or loss of coverage for prenatal care. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
Sept. 11, 2014 Ms. Brownley (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H7436-7437; text: CR H7436)
Sept. 11, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7436-7438)
Sept. 11, 2014 The Chair announced that pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further proceedings were resumed on H.R. 3522.
Sept. 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 3522 would be postponed.
Sept. 10, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7420)
Sept. 10, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3522.
Sept. 10, 2014 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3522 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-56, modified by the amendment printed in this report, shall be considered as adopted.
Sept. 10, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 717. (consideration: CR H7413-7420)
Sept. 10, 2014 Rule H. Res. 717 passed House.
Sept. 9, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 717 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3522 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-56, modified by the amendment printed in this report, shall be considered as adopted.
Sept. 8, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 430.
Sept. 8, 2014 Committee on Ways and Means discharged.
Sept. 8, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-580, Part I.
July 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 20.
July 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 29, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 18, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Nov. 18, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce