Federal - HR 2581

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the provision of social security numbers as a condition of receiving the health insurance premium tax credit.

Introduced

May 22, 2017

Description

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the provision of social security numbers as a condition of receiving the health insurance premium tax credit.

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 14

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  • June 16, 2017Jason Lewis, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.306, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E839

  • June 14, 2017Granger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.305, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E823

  • June 14, 2017Granger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.306, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E823

  • June 14, 2017Granger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.303, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E823

  • June 14, 2017Granger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.302, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E823

  • June 14, 2017 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Finance Committee. Congressional Record p. S3486

  • June 13, 2017Napolitano, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.306, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E4900

  • June 13, 2017Napolitano, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.305, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4900

  • June 13, 2017Sherman, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.306, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H4898

  • June 13, 2017Taylor, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.303, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4874-H4875

  • June 13, 2017Taylor, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.302, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4874-H4875

  • June 13, 2017C. Higgins, R-La., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.303, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4874

  • June 13, 2017C. Higgins, R-La., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.302, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4874

  • June 13, 2017Napolitano, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.303, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H4874

  • June 13, 2017Napolitano, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.302, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H4874

  • June 13, 2017Huizenga, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.303, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H4874

  • June 13, 2017House Vote 306 Health Insurance Tax Credit Verification — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would prohibit the advance payment of health insurance premium tax credits to individuals that apply for the credits unless the Treasury Department receives confirmation from the Health and Human Services Department that such an individual's status as a citizens or lawfully present alien has been verified. If the American Health Care Act (HR 1628) is enacted, the bill (HR 2581) would make verification of an individual's status mandatory in order to receive advance payment of the new health insurance premium tax credit created by the American Health Care Act, and would also provide an exemption from the American Health Care Act's continuous coverage requirements for individuals who experience delays in coverage as a result of the verification process. Passed 238-184. Congressional Record p. H4897-H4898

  • June 13, 2017House Vote 305 Health Insurance Tax Credit Verification — Recommit
    Sanchez, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Committee on Ways and Means with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would exempt individuals under 1-year-old from the bill's prohibition on the advance payment of health insurance premium tax credits unless the Treasury Department has received confirmation of the individuals' status as a citizen or lawfully present alien has been verified. Motion rejected 193-231. Congressional Record p. H4883, H4896-H4897

  • June 13, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H4875-H4883, H4896-H4898

  • June 13, 2017House Vote 303 Health Insurance Tax Credit Verification and VA Accountability — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 378) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 2581) that would prohibit the advance payment of health insurance premium tax credits to individuals that apply for the credits unless the Treasury Department receives confirmation from the Health and Human Services Department that such an individual's status as a citizens or lawfully present alien has been verified, and providing for consideration of the bill (S 1094) that would expand the VA's ability to fire, demote and suspend employees for misconduct or poor performance. Adopted 229-190. Congressional Record p. H4873-H4874

  • June 13, 2017House Vote 302 Health Insurance Tax Credit Verification and VA Accountability — Previous Question
    Buck, R-Colo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 378) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 2581) that would prohibit the advance payment of health insurance premium tax credits to individuals that apply for the credits unless the Treasury Department receives confirmation from the Health and Human Services Department that such an individual's status as a citizens or lawfully present alien has been verified, and providing for consideration of the bill (S 1094) that would expand the VA's ability to fire, demote and suspend employees for misconduct or poor performance. Motion agreed to 229-189. Congressional Record p. H4872-H4873

  • June 12, 2017 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 378, reported to the House as a rule for HR 2581.

  • June 12, 2017 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H4835

  • June 12, 2017 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • June 2, 2017 — House Energy and Commerce Committee discharged pursuant to clause 2 of Rule XIII. Congressional Record p. H4622

  • June 2, 2017 — Reported to the House amended by the House Ways and Means Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 115-161, Pt. 1Congressional Record p. H4622

  • June 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Duncan, John (R-Tenn.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
  • May 24, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    May 24, 2017 — Committee Vote: ID Verification for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — Advanced Payment of Tax Credit
      Sanchez, D-Calif. —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit application of the identification verification requirements, if the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security determines that more than 3 percent of eligible U.S. citizens experienced a delay in their Advanced Payment Tax Credit.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit application of the identification verification requirements, if the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security determines that more than 3 percent of eligible U.S. citizens experienced a delay in their Advanced Payment Tax Credit.

    Rejected 16-21.

    May 24, 2017 — Committee Vote: ID Verification for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — President Trump's Tax Returns
      Doggett, D-Texas —

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit implementation of any provision of the bill until the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee submits a written request to the Treasury secretary for copies of the President Donald Trump's tax returns for the past 10 years, including each business entity disclosed on the president's ethics form.

    It also would allow bipartisan committee staff and all Members of the Ways and Means Committee to review the tax returns in executive session.

    Amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment that would prohibit implementation of any provision of the bill until the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee submits a written request to the Treasury secretary for copies of the President Donald Trump's tax returns for the past 10 years, including each business entity disclosed on the president's ethics form.

    It also would allow bipartisan committee staff and all Members of the Ways and Means Committee to review the tax returns in executive session.

    Ruled not germane by voice vote. Note: <p>Rep. Nunes, R-Calif., made a point of order that the amendment was not germane.</p> <p> </p>

    May 24, 2017 — Committee Vote: ID Verification for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — Motion to Table
    Nunes, R-Calif. —

    Motion to table the Doggett motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Doggett amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment was not germane. The Doggett amendment would prohibit implementation of any provision of the bill until the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee submits a written request to the Treasury secretary for copies of the President Donald Trump's tax returns for the past 10 years, including each business entity disclosed on the president's ethics form.

    Motion to table the Doggett motion to appeal the ruling of the chairman that the Doggett amendment to the Brady, R-Texas, substitute amendment was not germane. The Doggett amendment would prohibit implementation of any provision of the bill until the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee submits a written request to the Treasury secretary for copies of the President Donald Trump's tax returns for the past 10 years, including each business entity disclosed on the president's ethics form.

    Agreed to 22-16.

    May 24, 2017 — Committee Vote: ID Verification for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — Substitute Amendment
      K. Brady, R-Texas —

    Substitute amendment that would make technical changes to the bill.

    Substitute amendment that would make technical changes to the bill.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    May 24, 2017 — Committee Vote: ID Verification for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — Vote to Report

    Require the Social Security Administration or the Department of Homeland Security to submit verification to the Treasury secretary of an individual's status as a citizen, or a legal immigrant before making advance payments for health insurance premium assistance payments.

    The amendment also would require the SSA or DHS to use appropriate information related to citizenship or immigration status, such as Social Security numbers.

    It also would require verification before allowing for direct premium subsidy payments and tax credits included in the 2010 health care overhaul law.

    Require the Social Security Administration or the Department of Homeland Security to submit verification to the Treasury secretary of an individual's status as a citizen, or a legal immigrant before making advance payments for health insurance premium assistance payments.

    The amendment also would require the SSA or DHS to use appropriate information related to citizenship or immigration status, such as Social Security numbers.

    It also would require verification before allowing for direct premium subsidy payments and tax credits included in the 2010 health care overhaul law.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 22-16.
  • May 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Black, D. (R-Tenn.)Smith, L. (R-Texas)
    Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
  • May 22, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 8

    Brooks, M. (R-Ala.)McCaul, (R-Texas)Renacci, (R-Ohio)
    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Rogers, M. (R-Ala.)
    Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)Noem, (R-S.D.)
  • May 22, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce, House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H4423

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