House passes health care reform

The House passed two health care reform bills late Sunday night, sending the Senate bill (HR 3590) to president Obama’s desk and sending a reconciliation bill (HR 4872) to the Senate.

On Saturday, House leaders decided not to use the “deem and pass” method for approving the Senate bill, but instead called a straight up or down vote. For those who were still not satisfied with the Senate language on abortion, a compromise was reached involving an executive order. Read more.

Next the reconciliation bill goes to the Senate, where leaders are promising to pass it this week.

For additional resources on health care reform, visit the Abundant Life health care page.

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