Text: H.R.4004 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/10/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4004


To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require employees of the White House to enroll in Obamacare, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 10, 2017

Mr. Posey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require employees of the White House to enroll in Obamacare, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Requirement for White House employees to enroll in Obamacare.

(a) In general.—Section 1312(d)(3)(D) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148) is amended—

(1) in clause (i)—

(A) by striking “and congressional staff” and inserting “, congressional staff, and any White House employee ”; and

(B) by striking “or congressional staff” and inserting “, congressional staff, or White House employee”; and

(2) in clause (ii), by adding at the end the following:

“(III) WHITE HOUSE EMPLOYEE.—The term ‘White House employee’ means any employee (as that term is defined in section 2105 of title 5, United States Code) of the White House, including the Executive Office of the President.”.

(b) Application.—Any White House employee covered by such section 1312(d)(3)(D) pursuant to the amendment made by subsection (a) shall, for purposes of carrying out such section, to the greatest extent practicable be treated in the same manner as Members of Congress and congressional staff (as those terms are defined in such section).