House Reps. Want New Health Care Panel To Repeal ACA

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 7:07 PM EST) -- Three Republican congressmen will propose creating a new permanent committee that would have jurisdiction over all health care matters, according to a letter addressed Wednesday to colleagues, saying such a panel would make it easier for Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017.

In a long-shot bid led by Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., the legislators argued in the letter that Republicans should use their control of the U.S. House of Representatives to reorganize the health care committees.

“If our Republican majority is going to...
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