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Plaintiffs Argue ACA Was Revenue Bill, Improperly Originated In Senate

Mealey's (June 11, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — Supreme Court precedent and the “long history” of the origination clause of the U.S. Constitution render the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its individual mandate unconstitutional, plaintiffs told the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in a May 8, 2014, brief (Steven F. Hotze, M.D., et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 14-20039, 5th Cir.).

(Opening brief available. Document #93-140528-011B.)

On Oct. 8, 2009, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3590, titled “Service Members Home Ownership Tax of 2009.” H.R....
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