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  • Authority for Mandate Delay Act


    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2013-07-17

    LEVIN. I yield myself such time as I may consume. Well, here we go again. Another repeal vote, another political sideshow, and another blow to bipartisanship, which is so vital to addressing a whole...



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    Representative Kevin Brady

    From: TX District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BRADY of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 2 minutes. Mr. Speaker, this is just about fairness. What families and workers in my district are asking is this: Isn't it unfair to grant businesses relief...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, I yield 2 minutes to the gentleman from New York (Mr. Rangel). (Mr. RANGEL asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. RANGEL. I've been here over...



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    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    RANGEL asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. RANGEL. I've been here over four decades, and I have never seen legislation just completely be ignored. I'm thoroughly convinced...



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    Representative Paul Ryan

    From: WI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    RYAN of Wisconsin. I thank the gentleman. Madam Speaker, here's what we're doing: The President himself is saying that this employer mandate isn't ready, it can't work, and therefore he's delaying...



    A picture of Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr.

    Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr.

    From: LA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BOUSTANY. Madam Speaker, ObamaCare is massively flawed and that's why it needs to be repealed or replaced with sensible reforms. Now after 3 years, some very smart administration lawyers have come to...



    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BLUMENAUER. Madam Speaker, this is the latest chapter in a long- running process of deliberately trying to sabotage health care reform. The delay of the employer mandate for 5 percent of American businesses...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PRICE of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I am pleased to yield 2 minutes to the chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, the gentleman from Michigan (Mr. Upton). Mr. UPTON. Madam Speaker, 2 weeks ago,...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    UPTON. Madam Speaker, 2 weeks ago, as Americans were gathering with loved ones to celebrate our Nation's independence, a Treasury bureaucrat quietly posted a blog detailing a major policy shift in the...



    A picture of Representative Ron Kind

    Representative Ron Kind

    From: WI District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    KIND. Madam Speaker, I rise today again with disappointment at the fact that these two bills are nonsense and completely unnecessary. One is doing what the Obama administration has already said they...



    A picture of Representative David G. Reichert

    Representative David G. Reichert

    From: WA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    REICHERT. Madam Speaker, 2 weeks ago, the administration announced a delay of a crucial piece of [[Page H4550]] ObamaCare: the employer mandate. Why? Because they were petitioned by businesses from...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    CROWLEY. Madam Speaker, I thank my friend for yielding me this time. Here we are once again, wasting our constituents' time by voting on the exact same action the administration has already taken....



    A picture of Representative Peter J. Roskam

    Representative Peter J. Roskam

    From: IL District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    ROSKAM. I thank the gentleman. Let's talk about burdens--the burden of listening to the President of the United States, Madam Speaker, on June 7 of this year say that this bill is working the way it's...



    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PALLONE. Madam Speaker, I have to say that I am so sick and tired of the time that the House Republicans continue to waste on their anti- ObamaCare message--repeal, defund, obstruct. You pick the tactic....



    A picture of Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    VELAZQUEZ. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in opposition to this legislation. The American people are tired of political gimmicks and games. They want to see real efforts to...



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    Representative Tim Murphy

    From: PA District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    MURPHY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, right before the Fourth of July, the administration admitted the Affordable Care Act wasn't ready, and as we just heard from the other side of the aisle, the bill...



    A picture of Representative Gregory W. Meeks

    Representative Gregory W. Meeks

    From: NY District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    MEEKS. Mr. Speaker, I tell my colleagues on the other side it's time to stop chasing the ghost; 38, 39 times in trying to repeal ObamaCare? Give up chasing the ghost. I also tell my friends stop being...



    A picture of Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PITTS. Mr. Speaker, today I rise in support of delaying both the employer and individual mandates. According to a new Gallup poll, 4 in 10 uninsured Americans don't even realize that they'll be subject...



    A picture of Representative Gus M. Bilirakis

    Representative Gus M. Bilirakis

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    Date: 2013-07-17

    BILIRAKIS. Mr. Speaker, last week the administration announced it would delay the employer mandate under ObamaCare. Even though the administration does not have the authority to do this, it is a sign...



    A picture of Representative John B. Larson

    Representative John B. Larson

    From: CT District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    LARSON of Connecticut. I want to thank the gentleman from Michigan. Most importantly, I'm here today because I want to thank my colleagues on the other side of the aisle for their embrace of ObamaCare....



    A picture of Representative Marsha Blackburn

    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for the recognition. I'm rising today to support the legislation that is in front of us. I have to tell you, my constituents are wanting to know: When...



    A picture of Representative James B. Renacci

    Representative James B. Renacci

    From: OH District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    RENACCI. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of both the Authority for Mandate Delay Act and the Fairness for American Families Act. Thanks to ObamaCare, premiums in my home State of Ohio are...



    A picture of Representative Steve King

    Representative Steve King

    From: IA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    KING of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Georgia for yielding and leading this. Mr. Speaker, I despise ObamaCare--just about everybody in America knows that. I think it should be ripped...



    A picture of Representative Tim Walberg

    Representative Tim Walberg

    From: MI District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    WALBERG. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Georgia. Mr. Speaker, this must come as a shock to the administration and Democrat Senate leadership who have recently described ObamaCare as ``wonderful...



    A picture of Representative Lynn Jenkins

    Representative Lynn Jenkins

    From: KS District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    JENKINS. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding and thank him for his leadership on this very important issue. And I'm pleased President Obama finally acknowledged how damaging the employer...



    A picture of Representative Scott Garrett

    Representative Scott Garrett

    From: NJ District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    GARRETT. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Georgia. The President's unilateral refusal to implement ObamaCare's employer mandate for 1 year presents us with a question: Can the President suspend...



    A picture of Representative Tom Reed

    Representative Tom Reed

    From: NY District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    REED. Mr. Speaker, I rise today and ask my colleagues on the other side of the aisle to join us in this employer mandate relief because what is happening here first of all is the President is unilaterally...



    A picture of Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    STUTZMAN. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague and friend from Georgia for yielding and for his hard work on this very important issue. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Harry Reid might have said that ObamaCare...



    A picture of Representative Mike Kelly

    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, what truly makes America unique is that everybody is treated fairly and equally under the law. That's what makes us so great. That's why people say, at least if I'm...



    A picture of Representative John Conyers Jr.

    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in advance of the back-to-back votes brought to the floor by House Republicans to delay two key pieces of the Affordable Care Act: the individual responsibility and...



    A picture of Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    From: TX District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    HINOJOSA. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 360, had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the passage of the bill. The question was taken; and the Speaker...



    A picture of Representative Jim McDermott

    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...



    A picture of Senator Gary Peters

    Senator Gary Peters

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PETERS of michigan in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Mr. PETERS of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, today I...



    A picture of Representative Glenn Thompson

    Representative Glenn Thompson

    From: PA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-16

    THOMPSON of Pennsylvania asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, this week, the House will...