GOP Bill Would Delay ACA Individual Mandate Fees Till 2016

Law360, Los Angeles (February 18, 2014, 3:51 PM EST) -- Congressional Republicans are proposing legislation that would retroactively suspend the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate penalties until 2016, lining it up with the employer mandate, according to statements issued Tuesday by two members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

H.R. 4064, titled the Freeing Americans from Inequitable Requirements Act, would tie the ACA's individual mandate penalty to the employer mandate, which federal agencies recently delayed for employers with between 50 and 99 full-time equivalent workers.

Reps. Steve Scalise, R-La., and Susan Brooks, R-Ind. — who co-introduced the...
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