Democrat Representative Joe Courtney introduce new bill H.R.748 in the House

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage.

Democratic Representative Joe Courtney from the state of CT, along with three hundred and twenty cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.748 on Jan 24, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Sales and excise taxes, Health care costs and insurance, Health care coverage and access, Employee benefits and pensions and Taxation.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 144 Republicans and 176 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Related Bills

  • A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage., by Martin Heinrich
  • A bill to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and for other purposes., by Tom Udall
  • To amend the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare for America health program to provide for comprehensive health coverage for all Americans., by Rosa DeLauro

Joe Courtney Basics

Joe Courtney was born on a 1953 in Hartford.

Joe Courtney has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and United States representative.

Joe Courtney’s History in Congress

  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 99.09 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 0.45% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills, cosponsored 134 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 94.79 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.4% of the votes, sponsored 12 bills, cosponsored 351 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 95.33 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.28% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 211 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 93.21 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 2.27% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 349 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the House 112th congress. He voted along party lines 91.99 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Ethics, the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills, cosponsored 386 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the House 111th congress. He voted along party lines 97.67 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.45% of the votes, sponsored 18 bills, cosponsored 662 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the House 110th congress. He voted along party lines 97.32 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 0.59% of the votes, sponsored 26 bills, cosponsored 434 bills.
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Rep. Joe Courtney (D)

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