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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to revise the definition of small employer.


Actions Overview (6)

Date
10/07/2015Became Public Law No: 114-60. (TXT | PDF)
10/07/2015Signed by President.
10/05/2015Presented to President.
10/01/2015Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S7084)
09/28/2015Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H6265)
03/25/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (14)

Date Chamber
10/07/2015Became Public Law No: 114-60. (TXT | PDF)
10/07/2015Signed by President.
10/05/2015HousePresented to President.
10/01/2015SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/01/2015SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7084)
09/29/2015SenateReceived in the Senate, read twice.
09/28/2015-3:14pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/28/2015-3:14pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6265)
09/28/2015-3:02pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1624.
09/28/2015-3:02pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6265-6267)
09/28/2015-3:02pmHouseMr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/27/2015HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/25/2015HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
03/25/2015HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (235)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 03/25/2015
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 03/25/2015
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 03/25/2015
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 04/13/2015
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 04/13/2015
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 04/13/2015
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 04/14/2015
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 04/14/2015
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 04/14/2015
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] 04/14/2015
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 04/15/2015
Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] 04/15/2015
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 04/16/2015
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 04/16/2015
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 04/16/2015
Rep. Pompeo, Mike [R-KS-4] 04/16/2015
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 04/16/2015
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 04/20/2015
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 04/20/2015
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 04/21/2015
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 04/22/2015
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 04/22/2015
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 04/27/2015
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 04/27/2015
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 04/28/2015
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 04/28/2015
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 04/28/2015
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3] 04/29/2015
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 04/29/2015
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 04/30/2015
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 04/30/2015
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 04/30/2015
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 05/01/2015
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 05/01/2015
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 05/01/2015
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 05/01/2015
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] 05/01/2015
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 05/13/2015
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 05/13/2015
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 05/13/2015
Rep. Womack, Steve [R-AR-3] 05/13/2015
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 05/13/2015
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 05/15/2015
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1] 05/15/2015
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 05/15/2015
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 05/20/2015
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 05/20/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 05/20/2015
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 05/20/2015
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 05/20/2015
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 05/20/2015
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 05/20/2015
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 06/01/2015
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 06/01/2015
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 06/04/2015
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 06/04/2015
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 06/04/2015
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 06/04/2015
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 06/04/2015
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 06/04/2015
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 06/04/2015
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 06/04/2015
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 06/04/2015
Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5] 06/04/2015
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 06/04/2015
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 06/09/2015
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 06/09/2015
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 06/09/2015
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 06/09/2015
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 06/09/2015
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 06/09/2015
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 06/09/2015
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 06/09/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 06/09/2015
Rep. Walters, Mimi [R-CA-45] 06/11/2015
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 06/11/2015
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/11/2015
Rep. Guinta, Frank C. [R-NH-1] 06/11/2015
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 06/11/2015
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8] 06/11/2015
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 06/11/2015
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 06/11/2015
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 06/11/2015
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22] 06/11/2015
Rep. Dold, Robert J. [R-IL-10] 06/15/2015
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 06/15/2015
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 06/15/2015
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 06/15/2015
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 06/15/2015
Rep. Jolly, David W. [R-FL-13] 06/15/2015
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 06/15/2015
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 06/15/2015
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 06/15/2015
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 06/16/2015
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 06/16/2015
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 06/16/2015
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] 06/16/2015
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 06/16/2015
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 06/16/2015
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 06/16/2015
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 06/17/2015
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 06/17/2015
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 06/17/2015
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 06/17/2015
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 06/17/2015
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large] 06/17/2015
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 06/17/2015
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 06/17/2015
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 06/19/2015
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 06/19/2015
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 06/24/2015
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 06/24/2015
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 06/24/2015
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 06/25/2015
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 06/25/2015
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 06/25/2015
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 06/25/2015
Rep. Young, Todd C. [R-IN-9] 07/07/2015
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 07/07/2015
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 07/07/2015
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 07/07/2015
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 07/10/2015
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 07/10/2015
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 07/10/2015
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 07/10/2015
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 07/10/2015
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 07/10/2015
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 07/14/2015
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 07/14/2015
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 07/14/2015
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 07/14/2015
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 07/14/2015
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 07/14/2015
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 07/16/2015
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 07/16/2015
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 07/16/2015
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 07/16/2015
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 07/16/2015
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 07/16/2015
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 07/16/2015
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] 07/16/2015
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 07/16/2015
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 07/16/2015
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 07/20/2015
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 07/20/2015
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 07/20/2015
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 07/20/2015
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 07/20/2015
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/20/2015
Rep. Zinke, Ryan K. [R-MT-At Large] 07/20/2015
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] 07/20/2015
Rep. Graham, Gwen [D-FL-2] 07/20/2015
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 07/20/2015
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 07/21/2015
Rep. Hardy, Cresent [R-NV-4] 07/21/2015
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 07/21/2015
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13] 07/21/2015
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 07/21/2015
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 07/22/2015
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 07/22/2015
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 07/22/2015
Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4] 07/22/2015
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 07/22/2015
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 07/22/2015
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 07/22/2015
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] 07/22/2015
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 07/22/2015
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 07/23/2015
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 07/23/2015
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 07/23/2015
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 07/23/2015
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 07/23/2015
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 07/23/2015
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 07/23/2015
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 07/23/2015
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 07/23/2015
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 07/23/2015
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] 07/23/2015
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1] 07/27/2015
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 07/27/2015
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 07/27/2015
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 07/27/2015
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 07/27/2015
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 07/27/2015
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 07/27/2015
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 07/27/2015
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] 07/27/2015
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4] 07/27/2015
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 07/27/2015
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 07/27/2015
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 07/27/2015
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 07/28/2015
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] 07/28/2015
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 07/28/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 07/28/2015
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 07/28/2015
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 07/28/2015
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4] 07/29/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 07/29/2015
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 07/29/2015
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 07/29/2015
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 07/29/2015
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 07/29/2015
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 07/29/2015
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 07/31/2015
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 07/31/2015
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 07/31/2015
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 09/08/2015
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10] 09/08/2015
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 09/08/2015
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 09/08/2015
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 09/08/2015
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 09/08/2015
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 09/08/2015
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 09/08/2015
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 09/09/2015
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 09/09/2015
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 09/09/2015
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 09/11/2015
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 09/11/2015
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 09/16/2015
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 09/16/2015
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 09/16/2015
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10] 09/16/2015
Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] 09/16/2015
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 09/16/2015
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 09/17/2015
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 09/18/2015
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 09/24/2015
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 09/24/2015
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 09/24/2015
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 09/24/2015
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/28/2015
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 09/28/2015
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 09/28/2015

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/25/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/27/2015 Referred to

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 114-60 (10/07/2015)

(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 employers as small employers. Currently under PPACA, employers with 51 to 100 employees are small employers, but before January 1, 2016, states have the option to treat them as large employers. (Under PPACA, health insurance offered in the small group market must meet certain requirements that do not apply to the large group market, including the requirement to cover the essential health benefits.)

Funds are made available to the Medicare Improvement Fund for services provided during and after FY2020.