Senate Bill 172
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 16, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 16, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
172
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Colorado
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Arkansas
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Indiana
Indiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
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New Hampshire
New Hampshire
North Carolina
North Dakota
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019

This bill delays reimposition of the annual fee on health insurers until 2022.

Under current law, the annual fee for a health insurer is calculated based on the insurer's share of total premiums from the preceding year. The fee is suspended for 2019 (i.e., there is no fee based on premiums from 2018); reimposition is scheduled for 2020.

Text (1)
January 16, 2019
Actions (2)
01/16/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
01/16/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 17, 2019 5:40:12 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 9:59:36 PM