ACA Legislative History

DRAFTING and LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Legislative history — Cannan overview

John Cannan, A Legislative History of the Affordable Care Act:
How Legislative Procedure Shapes Legislative History

 

Legislative history — Senate Finance

 

Legislative history — Baucus and Senate Finance

Link to Senate Finance timeline and documents
http://www.finance.senate.gov/issue/?id=32be19bd-491e-4192-812f-f65215c1ba65

Baucus health care policy address, 2/13/07
Baucus policy address

Baucus Prepare for Launch statement, 6/16/08
Baucus Prepare for Launch

Covering the Uninsured hearing page, 9/23/08
Covering the Uninsured page

Baucus White Paper, 11/12/08

Senate Finance Roundtable Discussion, 5/5/09
Senate Finance Roundtable

Senate Finance Policy Options paper, 5/14/09

Chairman’s Mark, 9/16/09

Chairman’s Mark (revised), 9/22/09

Markup session, 9/22/09

Markup session, 9/23/09

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Markup session, 9/24/09

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Markup session, 9/25/09

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Markup session, 9/29/09

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Markup session, 9/30/09

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Markup session, 10/1/09

Chairman’s Mark redlined, 10/2/09

Markup session, 10/13/09

S. 1796, introduced 10/19/09

S. Rep. 111-89, 10/19/09

 

S. 1796, sec. 1001/2200

S. 1796, sec. 1001/2225

S. 1796, sec. 1001/2235

S. 1796, sec. 1205/26 U.S.C. sec. 36B

S. 1796, sec. [[tel:1206/2246-48|1206/2246-48]]

S. Rep. 111-89, 10/19/09

 

Legislative history — HELP Committee bill

Roundtable discussion, 3/24/09

Roundtable discussion, 4/28/09

Roundtable (Part I), 6/11/09

Roundtable (Part II), 6/12/09

Section by Section Narrative, 7/15/09

S. 1679, introduced 9/17/09

S. 1679, sec. 3101

S. 1679, sec. 3104

S. 1679, sec. 3111

 

Legislative history — CBO

CBO analysis of HELP bill, 7/2/09

CBO analysis of premiums in Senate Finance Chairman’s Mark, 9/22/09

CBO analysis of Senate Finance Chairman’s Mark, 10/7/09

CBO Reid substitute estimates, 11/18/09

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CBO premium estimates, 11/30/09

CBO estimates on Exchange grants repeal legislation, 4/27/2011

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CBO coverage estimates, 7/24/12

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Chairman Issa letter to CBO, 11/30/12

CBO letter to Chairman Issa, 12/6/12

 

Legislative history — Senate floor consideration

Senate floor consideration with amendments that passed

H.R. 3590 as placed on Senate calendar, 10/8 and 10/13/09

SA 2786 to H.R. 3590, introduced 11/19/09

155 Cong. Rec. S11916 (Nov. 21, 2009) (Sen. Thune) (19 million to get subsidies)

155 Cong. Rec. S11964 (Nov. 21, 2009) (Sen. Baucus) (tax credits will help to ensure all Americans can afford quality health insurance)

155 Cong. Rec. S12107 (Dec. 2, 2009) (Sen. Grassley) (57 percent to get subsidies, 14 million won’t get them)

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155 Cong. Rec. S12358 (Dec. 4, 2009) (Sen. Bingaman) (Exchange and tax credits in every State)

155 Cong. Rec. S12378 (Dec. 4, 2009) (Sen. Enzi) (57 percent to get subsidies)

155 Cong. Rec. S12543-44 (Dec. 6, 2009) (Sen. Coburn) (impacts on Oklahoma, including doubts about running Exchange)

Amendment SA 2939 (Dec. 6, 2009)

SA 2939

 

155 Cong. Rec. S12764 (Dec. 9, 2009) (Sen. Baucus) (tax credits will help ensure that 93% of Americans will see premiums decrease)

155 Cong. Rec. S12779 (Dec. 9, 2009) (Sen. Durbin) (if you are making less than $80,000 a year, we will help you)

155 Cong. Rec. S12799 (Dec. 9, 2009) (Sen. Johnson) (Exchange and tax credits in every State)

155 Cong. Rec. S13375 (Dec. 17, 2009) (Sen. Johnson) (Exchange and tax credits in every State)

SA 3276 to SA 2786 as introduced, 12/19/2009

SA 3276

 

155 Cong. Rec. S13559 (Dec. 20, 2009) (Sen. Durbin) (15 million to get coverage through Exchange and subsidies)

155 Cong. Rec. S13687 (Dec. 21, 2009) (Sen. Coburn) (9-10 million people to be dropped by employers)

155 Cong. Rec. S13726 (Dec. 22, 2009) (Sen. Hatch) (states being coerced into regulating)

155 Cong. Rec. S13832 (Dec. 23, 2009) (Sen. Baucus) (states not being coerced)

Republican senators’ references to CBO’s estimate that large employers would pay $28 billion in tax penalties, 11/19/09 through 12/21/09

H.R. 3590 as it passed the Senate, 12/24/09

 

 

Legislation — House side

Text of H.R. 3200 as reported to the House

H.R. Rep. No. 111-299 Part I (Energy and Commerce)

H.R. Rep. No. 111-299 Part II (Ways and Means)

H.R. Rep. No. 111-299 Part III (Education and Labor)

H.R. 3962 as it passed the House

 

Legislative history — between Senate passage and reconciliation

Doggett letter, 1/11 [?]/10

Commonwealth Fund comparison, ?referred to in Doggett letter?, 10/09 and 1/7/10

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NPR story on Doggett letter, 1/12/10
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122476051

Rep. Doggett on House floor, 156 Cong. Rec. H1865 (March 21, 2010)

House Republican presentation on ACA, 156 Cong. Rec. H177-H183 (Jan. 19, 2010)

Legislative history — Senate side, March 2010

Joint Committee on Taxation, Technical Explanation of Revenue Provisions (March 21, 2010)

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156 Cong. Rec. S1835 (March 23, 2010) (Sen. Conrad)

156 Cong. Rec. S1841-44 (March 23, 2010) (Sen. Leahy)

Leahy

 

156 Cong. Rec. S1860 (March 23, 2010) (Sen. Murkowski)

156 Cong. Rec. S1948 (March 24, 2010) (Sen. Baucus)

 

156 Cong. Rec. S1962 (March 24, 2010) (Sen. Feingold)

 

Legislative history — House side, March 2010

House Energy & Commerce paper on Exchanges (March 20, 2010)

EXCHANGE

 

156 Cong. Rec. H1871 (March 21, 2010) (Rep. Carolyn Maloney)

156 Cong. Rec. H2207 (March 22, 2010) (Rep. Michael Burgess)

156 Cong. Rec. H2423-H2424 (March 25, 2010) (Rep. Henry Waxman)

 

Legislative history — HCERA

H.R. 4872 as finally enacted

 

Public Law 111-148

Public Law 111-152

Compiled PPACA

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Text of sections of the Act that refer to Exchanges

 

Text of sections or subsections of the Act that refer to premium tax credits or 36B

Text of sections of the Act principally at issue in the litigation

 

Administrative implementation, 3/2010-12/2011

Obama remarks in Portland, Maine, 4/1/2010

Appropriations hearing, 4/21/2010

 

HHS request for comments, 8/3/2010

IRS request for comments, shared employer responsibility, 5/23/2011

HHS proposed regulations, 7/15/2011

HHS proposed regulations, 8/17/2011

IRS proposed regulations, 8/17/2011

Link to comments on IRS proposed regulations
Comments on proposed IRS regulations

IRS second request for comments, shared employer responsibility, 10/3/2011

Roe letter, 11/4/2011

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IRS public hearing, 11/17/2011 (hat tip to Michael Cannon)
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CMS Q&A, 11/29/2011

IRS response to Roe, 11/29/2011

Hatch letter, 12/1/2011

Final HHS regulations, 3/27/2012

Final IRS regulations, 5/23/2012

House oversight study, 2/5/2014