Tag: ACA

Recent CRS Reports, Early-October 2013

Recent CRS Reports, Early-October 2013

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions, CRS Report RL32760, September 27, 2013 (49-page PDF) Government Shutdown: Operations of the Department of Defense During a Lapse in Appropriations, CRS Report R41745, October 7, 2013 (37-page PDF) EPA Standards for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants: Many Questions, Some […]

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Recent CRS Reports – Late September 2013

Recent CRS Reports – Late September 2013

Ordering a Roll Call Vote in the Senate, CRS Report RS20199, September 9, 2013 (5-page PDF) Funding and Financing Highways and Public Transportation, CRS Report R42877, September 23, 2013 (38-page PDF) Federal Permitting and Oversight of Export of Fossil Fuels, CRS Report R43231, September 17, 2013 (20-page PDF) Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential […]

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Recent CRS Reports – Mid-August 2013

Recent CRS Reports – Mid-August 2013

Mandatory Spending Since 1962, CRS Report RL33074, July 15, 2013 (23-page PDF) Military Sexual Assault: Chronology of Activity in Congress and Related Resources, CRS Report R43168, July 30, 2013 (30-page PDF) Qualifications for President and the “Natural Born” Citizenship Eligibility Requirement, CRS Report R42097, November 14, 2011 (58-page PDF) Deadlines for the HHS Secretary and […]

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Recent CRS Reports – April 2013

Recent CRS Reports – April 2013

Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal, CRS Report RL34319, April 8, 2013 (21-page PDF) Procedural Analysis of Private Laws Enacted: 1986-2013, CRS Report RS22450, April 9, 2013 (12-page PDF) Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), CRS Report R41159, April 8, 2013 (21-page PDF) State Legalization […]

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Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Social Networking and Constituent Communications: Members’ Use of Twitter and Facebook During a Two-Month Period in the 112th Congress, CRS Report R43018, March 22, 2013 (20-page PDF) Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Technology Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs, CRS Report R42566, January 10, 2013 (47-page PDF) Receipt of Unemployment Insurance by Higher-Income Unemployed Workers […]

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“Requiring Individuals to Obtain Health Insurance: A Constitutional Analysis”

“Requiring Individuals to Obtain Health Insurance: A Constitutional Analysis”

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), P.L. 111-148, as amended, Congress enacted a “minimum coverage provision,” which compels certain individuals to have a minimum level of health insurance (i.e., an “individual mandate”). Individuals who fail to do so may be subject to a monetary penalty, administered through the tax code. […]