/  H.R. 4414—Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014

H.R. 4414 - Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014

Bill Text

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    Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, April 28, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 555: 
AGREED to by record vote of 238-181, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 226-189, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

MANAGERS: Burgess/McGovern

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Nunes (CA), Carney (DE)Bi-PartisanRevised Clarifies that an expatriate health plan offered by an employer must be actuarially similar or better than a domestic plan offered by the employer that meets the minimum value test defined in the Internal revenue code section36B or in the case where the employer does not offer a domestic plan, the expatriate plan must at least meet minimum value. Clarifies that an expatriate health plan must make payments in two or more currencies, and the plans must comply with laws that existed prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Clarifies that an individual must be abroad for at least 6 months in any 12 consecutive months to be qualified to enroll in an expatriate plan. Considered As Adopted
2Version 1Sablan (MP), Bordallo (GU), Faleomavaega (AS)DemocratProvides authority to the Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa to request a waiver from certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which became effective this year.Submitted