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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 1066


Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions should be retained in law regardless of further amendments to, or the repeal of, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 13, 2018

Mr. Young of Iowa (for himself, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Blum, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Knight, Mr. Bost, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Renacci, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Newhouse, Mr. Hurd, Mr. Huizenga, Miss González-Colón of Puerto Rico, Mr. Upton, Mr. Coffman, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Katko, Mr. Donovan, and Ms. McSally) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions should be retained in law regardless of further amendments to, or the repeal of, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

    Whereas pre-existing conditions can affect any individual regardless of race, gender, age, social class, or creed;

    Whereas health insurance coverage should not discriminate against those with pre-existing conditions;

    Whereas pre-existing condition protections have long been supported in a bipartisan manner; and

    Whereas protections for pre-existing conditions should be included in any reform of our Nation’s health care system: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should—

(1) support protections in law for individuals with pre-existing conditions; and

(2) in the case of a court ruling that would hinder such protections, act swiftly to reinstate such protections for such individuals.