S 281

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 281

To delay the implementation of the health reform law in the United States until there is final resolution in pending lawsuits.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 3, 2011

Mrs. HUTCHISON (for herself, Mr. COBURN, Mr. CRAPO, Mr. ENSIGN, Mr. INHOFE, Mr. JOHANNS, Mr. JOHNSON of Wisconsin, Mr. KYL, Mr. MORAN, Mr. RISCH, Mr. ROBERTS, Mr. WICKER, Mr. BARRASSO, Mr. COATS, Mr. BLUNT, and Mr. CORNYN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To delay the implementation of the health reform law in the United States until there is final resolution in pending lawsuits.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Save Our States Act'.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE OF PPACA.

    (a) In General- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), including the amendments made by such Acts, that are not in effect on the date of enactment of this Act shall not be in effect until the date on which final judgment is entered in all cases challenging the constitutionality of the requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that are pending before a Federal court on the date of enactment of this Act.

    (b) Promulgation of Regulations- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Federal Government shall not promulgate regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), including the amendments made by such Acts, or otherwise prepare to implement such Acts (or amendments made by such Acts), until the date on which final judgment is entered in all cases challenging the constitutionality of the requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that are pending before a Federal court on the date of enactment of this Act.

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