H. Res. 271, protecting the ACA from partisan legal battles

Full title: H. Res. 271, Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care.

Summary: This resolution urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to cease its efforts against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reverse its position in Texas v. United States. (On March 25, 2019, DOJ submitted a letter to the appellate court agreeing with the lower court’s decision that PPACA should be struck in its entirety). Cosponsors

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 4/02/19.

STATUS: Introduced 3/29/19 by Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32]. The legislation passed the House of Representatives by the Yeas and Nays: 240 – 186, 1 Present (Roll no. 146). Here is a state-by-state look at the vote.

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