Staying true to their big-business anti worker philosophy, House Republicans, continuing there attacks on the middle class, have referred to committee a resolution to stop Obama from making the implementation of the Affordable Care Act less of a burden as the kinks are worked out over the next year. Republicans want to stop insurance companies from being able to offer the same overages offered in 2013 - that's your plan, and you can keep it! Republicans are also trying to stop the delay of reporting and other administrative requirements that could cause confusion in clinics and hospitals until the insurance companies have had the time to meet the compliance standards. With any legislation of this size, there will be bumps in the road as is it picks up speed. Give the people a break for once, Republicans!
Whereas because of President Obama’s continuing failure to faithfully execute the laws, his administration’s actions cannot be addressed by the enactment of new laws, because Congress cannot assume that the President will execute the new laws any more faithfully than the laws he has already ignored, leaving Congress with no legislative remedy to prevent the establishment of what is in effect an imperial presidency; and
Whereas it is therefore necessary and appropriate for Congress to turn to the courts to ensure the faithful execution of the laws as required by the Constitution: Now, therefore, be it
The House of Representatives shall bring a civil action in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge any of the following policies or actions:
(1) The policy of the Department of Health and Human Services that, with respect to health insurance coverage that is renewed for a policy year during the period beginning January 1, 2014, and ending October 1, 2014, health insurance issuers may continue to offer coverage that would otherwise be terminated or cancelled for being out of compliance with various requirements of title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and corresponding portions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as announced by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
on November 14, 2013.
(2) The 1-year delay in the application of the reporting requirements of sections 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (and related requirements of section 4980H of such Code), as provided under Department of the Treasury Notice 2013–45, as announced by the Department of the Treasury on July 2, 2013.
(3) The policy of the Department of Homeland Security to exercise prosecutorial discretion with respect to individuals who came to the United States as children, as announced by the Department of Homeland Security
on June 15, 2012.
(4) The authorization, approval, renewal, modification, or extension of any experimental, pilot, or demonstration project under section 1115 of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1315 ) that waives compliance with a requirement of section 407 of such Act ( 42 U.S.C. 607 ) through a waiver of section 402 of such Act ( 42 U.S.C. 602 ).