US HB748 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on July 18 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-07-22 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019. (Under current law, the tax is scheduled to take effect in 2022.) (Sec. 3) This section exempts the budgetary effects of this bill from the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) scorecards maintained under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 or by the Senate under the FY2018 congressional budget resolution.

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Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019


Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]
Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Greg Gianforte [R-MT]Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]Rep. David Roe [R-TN]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]
Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN]Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]
Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR]Rep. George Holding [R-NC]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]
Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]
Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]
Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA]Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO]Rep. Jody Arrington [R-TX]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]
Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]
Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX]
Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]
Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN]Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC]
Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]
Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA]Rep. Billy Long [R-MO]Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]
Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]Rep. Peter King [R-NY]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA]
Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]
Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA]Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. French Hill [R-AR]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]
Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]
Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]
Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL]Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Amata Radewagen [D-AS]
Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI]Rep. Michael Cloud [R-TX]Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL]Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]
Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN]Rep. Steve Watkins [R-KS]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Debbie Lesko [D-AZ]
Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]
Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND]
Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]
Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA]Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Steve King [R-IA]
Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX]Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]
Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Troy Balderson [R-OH]Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]
Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR]
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]
Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]Rep. James Baird [R-IN]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]
Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. James Comer [R-KY]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]Rep. Paul Mitchell [R-MI]Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX]
Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. Dusty Johnson [R-SD]
Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA]
Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon [R-PR]
Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]
Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]
Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Neal Dunn [R-FL]Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Carol Miller [R-WV]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN]
Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]
Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA]Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]
Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX]Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]
Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]Rep. Gregory Pence [R-IN]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]
Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX]
Rep. Mike D. Rogers [R-AL]Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Russ Fulcher [R-ID]
Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT]
Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]
Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO]
Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]Rep. Mark Green [R-TN]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Charles Fleischmann [R-TN]Rep. James Hagedorn [R-MN]Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI]Rep. Harold Rogers [R-KY]
Rep. John Curtis [R-UT]Rep. Earl Carter [R-GA]Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]
Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]

Roll Calls

2019-07-17 - House - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended RC# 493 (Y: 419 N: 6 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-22SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
2019-07-18SenateReceived in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
2019-07-17HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-17HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 6 (Roll no. 493). (text: CR H5958-5959)
2019-07-17HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5980-5981)
2019-07-17HouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2019-07-17HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 748.
2019-07-17HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5958-5973)
2019-07-17HouseMr. Neal moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-07-17HouseThe Chair announced the Speaker's designation, pursuant to clause 7(a)(1) of rule 15, of H.R. 748 as the measure on the Consensus Calendar to be considered this week.
2019-07-17HouseAssigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 2.
2019-05-21HouseMotion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Courtney.
2019-01-24HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2019-01-24HouseIntroduced in House

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