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H.R.567: State Health Flexibility 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 Todd Rokita, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 50 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 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

State Health Flexibility Act of 2013 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to replace the Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program with a program of block grants to states for health care services to indigent individuals.

Requires states receiving such block grants to pay for health-care-related items and services provided to a citizen, legal resident, or an alien not lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing in the United States under color of law, if: (1) such health-care-related items and services are necessary for the treatment of an emergency medical condition; (2) the individual meets all necessary eligibility requirements for health-care-related items and services under the block grant program except for any immigration status requirement; and (3) such items and services are not related to an organ transplant procedure.

Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Health Care and Educational Reconc...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Appropriations
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Rules
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Administration
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce