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A bill to provide for a point of order against any legislation that eliminates or reduces the ability of Americans to keep their health plan or their choice of doctor or that decreases the number of Americans enrolled in private health insurance, while increasing the number of Americans enrolled in government-managed health care.


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Date
08/04/2009Introduced in Senate

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Date
08/05/2009Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
Action By: Senate
08/04/2009Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Action By: Senate

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Introduced in Senate (08/04/2009)

Makes it out of order in the Senate to consider legislation that: (1) eliminates or reduces the ability of Americans to keep their health plan or their choice of doctor; or (2) decreases the number of Americans enrolled in private health insurance, while increasing the number of Americans enrolled in government-managed health care.

Suspends such point of order upon certification by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that the legislation does not cause such actions.

Permits waiver or suspension of such prohibition, or successful appeals from rulings of the Chair, only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths (60) of the Senate.