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H.Res.615 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Members who vote in favor of the establishment of a public, federal government run health insurance..., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 13, 2009 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.

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  • 8% of users oppose H.Res.615

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    • This Resolution urges Members of Congress, who vote in favor of a public option in health insurance, to forgo their participation in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and agree to enroll under that public option.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This Resolution urges Members of Congress, who vote in favor of a public option in health insurance, to forgo their participation in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and agree to enroll under that public option.

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On July 16, 2009, by MissKiff - It's about time Congress reap the consequences of their actions! Americans shouldn't get healthcare Congress isn't willing to have for their own family. NO IMMUNITY!!!

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      As noted by MissKiff, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 16, 2009, "It's about time Congress reap the consequences of their actions! Americans shouldn't get healthcare Congress isn't willing to have for their own family. NO IMMUNITY!!!"
    • On July 19, 2009, by PATGUARDYAK - The Congress and all federal employees should have to forego all of their special benefits and fully participate in the programs that they create for the citizens they represent - this includes Social Security too. Federal employees have their own pension plan that is separate from Social Security. I believe that if the members of Congress were forced to participate in the programs that they create then we as citizens would finally get some cost and performance effective results.

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      As noted by PATGUARDYAK, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 19, 2009, "The Congress and all federal employees should have to forego all of their special benefits and fully participate in the programs that they create for the citizens they represent - this includes Social Security too. Federal employees have their own pension plan that is separate from Social Security. I believe that if the members of Congress were forced to participate in the programs that they create then we as citizens would finally get some cost and performance effective results."
    • On July 17, 2009, by SunShadow - Any health care "reform" bill needs to include cessation of the FEHBP option for ALL federal government employees up to and including the President. Congressional leaders along with the President repeatedly call for citizen "sacrifice"; they all need to sacrifice as well. None of them have the right to impose their choice on the citizenry without subjecting themselves to the same choice.

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      As noted by SunShadow, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 17, 2009, "Any health care "reform" bill needs to include cessation of the FEHBP option for ALL federal government employees up to and including the President. Congressional leaders along with the President repeatedly call for citizen "sacrifice"; they all need to sacrifice as well. None of them have the right to impose their choice on the citizenry without subjecting themselves to the same choice."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.420: Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - January 23, 2011 by opencongress.org - ... by several banking regulators, including the NCUA. To read the Senate bill, S. 575 or the House bill, H.R 1081, go to: http://thomas.loc.gov ... Source: admin ... OpenCongress is a free a. Source: opencongress.org ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 23, 2011, "... by several banking regulators, including the NCUA. To read the Senate bill, S. 575 or the House bill, H.R 1081, go to: http://thomas.loc.gov ... Source: admin ... OpenCongress is a free a. Source: opencongress.org ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h420/show)
    • Suv depreciation | taxalcool - December 28, 2010 by taxalcool - Answer:My research shows that \”on 8/4/07, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res 615, the text of HR 2776, as passed by the House, was appended at the end of the test of HR 3221 as new matter.\” On HR 3221, I see \”9/5/07 read the second ...

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      As noted by taxalcool on December 28, 2010, "Answer:My research shows that \”on 8/4/07, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res 615, the text of HR 2776, as passed by the House, was appended at the end of the test of HR 3221 as new matter.\” On HR 3221, I see \”9/5/07 read the second ..." (http://www.taxalcool.info/20101230/suv-depreciation/)
    • H.J.Res.100: Disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental ... - November 27, 2010 by Open Congress : House Energy and Commerce... - ... finding the very best news and blog coverage about Congress available on the web. Information made available by Technorati. Users supporting H.J.Res.100 (1) are also: Supporting Bill. S.J.Res.26 S.J.Res.26. 1 · H.Res.615 H.Res.615 ...

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      As noted by Open Congress : House Energy and Commerce... on November 27, 2010, "... finding the very best news and blog coverage about Congress available on the web. Information made available by Technorati. Users supporting H.J.Res.100 (1) are also: Supporting Bill. S.J.Res.26 S.J.Res.26. 1 · H.Res.615 H.Res.615 ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-hj100/show)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Randy's Roundup - August 10, 2009 by Abilene Reporter-News - As you know, Representative John Fleming introduced H. Res. 615 on July 8, 2009. This resolution expresses the sense of the ...

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      As noted by Abilene Reporter-News on August 10, 2009, "As you know, Representative John Fleming introduced H. Res. 615 on July 8, 2009. This resolution expresses the sense of the ..." (http://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/aug/11/randys-roundup/)
    • - July 26, 2009 by The Lincoln Tribune - However, if H.Res.615 is adopted, Members of Congress voting for a public health insurance program would forego their right to participate in FEHBP. ...

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      As noted by The Lincoln Tribune on July 26, 2009, "However, if H.Res.615 is adopted, Members of Congress voting for a public health insurance program would forego their right to participate in FEHBP. ..." (http://www.lincolntribune.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=13308)
    • Sheriff Investigates Injuries to Baby - July 20, 2009 by WSAZ-TV - John Fleming has introduced H.Res.615. It says that members of congress who vote for the health care bill, should agree to drop their current coverage and ...

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      As noted by WSAZ-TV on July 20, 2009, "John Fleming has introduced H.Res.615. It says that members of congress who vote for the health care bill, should agree to drop their current coverage and ..." (http://www.wsaz.com/home/headlines/51214917.html)
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