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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

1999-H614 on Feb 8, 1999

Bill Sponsorship: expanding medical savings accounts for employers
Source: Medical Savings Account Effectiveness Act (H.R.614)
    To expand the availability of medical savings accounts. Amends the Internal Revenue Code with respect to medical savings accounts to:
  1. repeal the limitation on the number of accounts;
  2. make all employers (currently limited to small employers) eligible to offer accounts;
  3. increase contribution deduction amounts;
  4. permit employer and employee contributions;
  5. reduce high deductible health plan deductibles; and
  6. permit accounts to be offered under cafeteria plans.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Question 5: Expand ObamaCare Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Health Care
  • Headline: Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals (Score: -1)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 1999-H614

Ralph Moody Hall s1oTexas Democrat 
William Lipinski s1oIllinois Democrat (Until 2004) 
Ken Lucas s1oKentucky Democrat (Until 2004) 
Collin Peterson s1oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
David Phelps s1oIllinois Democrat 
Owen Pickett s1oVirginia Democrat 

Republicans participating in 1999-H614

Bill Archer s1pTexas Republican 
Cass Ballenger s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Brian Bilbray s1oCalifornia Republican 
Henry Bonilla s1oTexas Republican 
Kevin Brady s1oTexas Republican 
Dan Burton s1oIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Saxby Chambliss s1oGA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Tom Coburn s1oOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Philip Crane s1oIllinois Republican (Until 2004) 
Duke Cunningham s1oCalifornia Republican 
Tom DeLay s1oTexas Republican 
John Doolittle s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jo Ann Emerson s1oMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Phil English s1oPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Mark Foley s1oFlorida Republican 
Elton Gallegly s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Greg Ganske s1oIA Former Republican Nominee (2002) 
Bob Goodlatte s1oVirginia Republican 
Porter Goss s1oFlorida Republican (Until 2004) 
Lindsey Graham s1oSC Republican Sr Senator 
Doc Hastings s1oWashington Republican (retiring 2014) 
J.D. Hayworth s1oArizona Republican (until 2007) 
Van Hilleary s1oTennessee Republican 
Jim Kolbe s1oArizona Republican 
Steven Kuykendall s1oCalifornia Republican 
Steve Largent s1oOK00 Former Republican Challenger (2002) 
Ron Lewis s1oKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Bill McCollum s1oFL Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep. 
Jim McCrery s1oLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jack Metcalf s1oWashington Republican 
Dan Miller s1oFlorida Republican (retired) 
Gary Miller s1oCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Sue Myrick s1oNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Doug Ose s1oCalifornia Republican challenger 
Ron Paul s1oPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
John Peterson s1oPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008) 
Rob Portman s1oOH Republican Jr Senator 
Deborah Pryce s1oOhio Republican 
Jim Ramstad s1oMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Dana Rohrabacher s1oCalifornia Republican 
Ed Royce s1oCalifornia Republican 
Matt Salmon s1oArizona Republican 
John Shadegg s1oArizona Republican 
Nick Smith s1oMI Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep 
Mark Souder s1oIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
John Sununu s1oNew Hampshire Republican 
Jim Talent s1oMissouri Republican 
Charles Taylor s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Pat Toomey s1oPA Republican Jr Senator 
Dave Weldon s1oFL Republican Senate Challenger (Lost primary) 
Ed Whitfield s1oKentucky Republican 
Don Young s1oAlaska Republican 

Independents participating in 1999-H614

Tom Campbell s1oCA 2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary) 
John Cooksey s1oLA 2004 former Republican Nominee 
Virgil Goode s1oPOTUS Constitution Party Challenger 
John Hostettler s1oIN 2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep. 
Bob Schaffer s1oCO Former GOP Senate Challenger (2008) 
Bob Stump s1oArizona Former GOP (until 2010) 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 6
Republicans: 52
Independents: 6

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