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S.1915: ReLIEF Act

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Sponsor Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 13, 2014
Latest Major Action Jan. 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

Removing Limitations on Insurance Effectiveness and Flexibility Act of 2013 or the ReLIEF Act - Allows catastrophic health plans described in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to be considered as providing essential health benefits by removing certain enrollment eligibility restrictions (concerning age and certification of exemption from the Internal Revenue Code requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage).

Deems coverage under such a plan to meet the Internal Revenue Code requirement that an individual maintain minimum essential coverage.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 13, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.