H.R.1624: Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 25, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 7, 2015

Bill Cosponsors

235 (47 Democrats, 188 Republicans)

When this bill was on the Most Viewed List on Congress.gov

Week Ending Rank
Oct. 4, 2015 6th

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of health insurance markets. States have the option to treat these...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 23 statements associated with H.R.1624.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.1624.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 7, 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-60.

Oct. 7, 2015

Signed by President.

Oct. 5, 2015
Presented to President.
Oct. 1, 2015
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 1, 2015

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7084)

Sept. 29, 2015
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Sept. 28, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 28, 2015

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6265)

Sept. 28, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1624.
Sept. 28, 2015
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6265-6267)
Sept. 28, 2015
Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
March 27, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 25, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 25, 2015

Introduced in the House by Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.)

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