House Votes To Delay ACA Individual Mandate

Law360, Washington (March 5, 2014, 4:54 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to delay by a year the penalty for people who don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, which the Republican majority argued was needed to address unequal treatment of individuals and businesses under the law.

The bill, H.R. 4118, the Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act, or SIMPLE Fairness Act, passed in a 250-160 vote with the support of nearly all Republicans and 27 Democrats, after being introduced last week and quickly brought...
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