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      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedSeptember 26th, 2013

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No Special Treatment for Congress Act

Official Title

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to prohibit government subsidies for the purchase of health plans by Members of Congress and congressional staff and to apply to Delegates and Resident Commissioners to the Congress, and to employees of committees and leadership offices of Congress, the requirement of such Act that the only health plans that the Federal Government may make available to Members of Congress and congressional staff are plans created or offered through an Exchange established under such Act.


No Special Treatment for Congress Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to prohibit the expenditure of federal funds to pay any portion of the premium for a health plan purchased by a Member of Congress or congressional staff through an American Health Benefit Exchange established by such Act. Revises for purposes of the Act the definitions of: (1) "Member of Congress" to include a Delegate or Resident Commissioner; and (2) "congressional staff" to mean a full-time or part-time employee of the office of any Member of Congress, the office of any standing, select, or joint committee of Congress, leadership offices of the House of Representatives, and the offices of the President pro Tempore, Majority and Minority Leaders and Whips, and conferences of the Majority and Minority and their policy committees.

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