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S.1292: Defund Obamacare 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 Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 32 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 16, 2013
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Bill Progress

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

Bill Summary

Defund Obamacare Act of 2013 - Prohibits any federal funds from being made available to carry out the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

Prohibits any entitlement to benefits under such provisions from remaining in effect on and after the date of the enactment of this Act. Prohibits any payments from being awarded, owed, or made to any state, district, or territory under any such provision.

Rescinds any unobligated balances available under such provisions.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
July 11, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.