Text: H.R.663 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/11/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 663


To delay the implementation of the health reform law until the Supreme Court determines the constitutionality of the individual mandate.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 11, 2011

Mr. Brady of Texas (for himself and Mr. Graves of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Rules, Appropriations, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To delay the implementation of the health reform law until the Supreme Court determines the constitutionality of the individual mandate.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Save Our States Act”.

SEC. 2. Delay in implementation of health reform law provisions until Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the individual mandate.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, until the date on which the Supreme Court of the United States renders a judgment that includes a holding on the constitutionality of the requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as added by section 1501(b) of Public Law 111–148) in any case pending before a Federal court on the date of the enactment of this Act—

(1) the provisions of the health reform law (as defined in subsection (b)) that are not in effect on the date of the enactment of this Act shall not be in effect; and

(2) the Federal government shall not promulgate any further regulations under such provisions or otherwise prepare to implement such provisions.

(b) Health reform law defined.—In this section, the term “health reform law” means—

(1) the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148); and

(2) title I and subtitle B of title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152),

and includes the amendments made by such provisions.


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