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Union Calendar No. 579

116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3439

[Report No. 116–696, Part I]


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2019

Mr. Beyer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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

December 24, 2020

Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means with an amendment

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

December 24, 2020

Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on June 24, 2019)]


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Access To Information for Effective & Necessary Treatment and Services Act” or the “PATIENTS Act”.

SEC. 2. Extending appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund; extension of certain health insurance fees.

(a) In general.—

(1) INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.—Section 9511 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(A) in subsection (b)(1)(E), by striking “2014” and all that follows through “2019” and inserting “2014 through 2026”;

(B) in subsection (d)(2)(A), by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”; and

(C) in subsection (f), by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(2) TITLE XI OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.—Section 1183(a)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320e–2(a)(2)) is amended by striking “2014” and all that follows through “2019” and inserting “2014 through 2026”.

(b) Extension of certain health insurance fees.—

(1) HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES.—Section 4375(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(2) SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLANS.—Section 4376(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(c) PCORI research priorities.—Section 1181(d)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320e(d)(1)(A)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “Such national priorities shall include research with respect to substance use (including opioid use disorders), mental health, and maternal morbidity and mortality.”.


Union Calendar No. 579

116th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 3439
[Report No. 116–696, Part I]

A BILL
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, and for other purposes.

December 24, 2020
Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means with an amendment
December 24, 2020
Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed
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