Text: H.R.2682 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/11/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2682


To prohibit the funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 11, 2013

Mr. Graves of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Massie, Mr. Stockman, Mr. Jones, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Wenstrup, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Barton, Mr. Olson, Mr. Hall, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Fleming, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Posey, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Scalise, and Mr. Yoho) 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, 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 prohibit the funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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 “Defund Obamacare Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on funding.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds shall be made available to carry out any provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) or title I and subtitle B of title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152), or of the amendments made by either such Act.

(b) Limitation.—No entitlement to benefits under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) or title I and subtitle B of title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152), or the amendments made by either such Act, shall remain in effect on and after the date of the enactment of this Act, nor shall any payment be awarded, owed, or made to any State, District, or territory under any such provision.

(c) Unobligated balances.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all unobligated balances available under the provisions of law referred to in subsection (a) are hereby rescinded.