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A federal court wants to kill a suit challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act tax provisions — and a lower-court ruling holding that those provisions started out in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A three-judge panel at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had a chance to weigh in on the origins of the PPACA tax provisions in a ruling on Hotze et al. vs. Burwell et al. (Case Number 14-20039). Instead, the panel ruled that the court that first heard the case should dismiss the case due to lack of a good reason to consider the case, rather than due to any weaknesses in the plaintiffs’ arguments.

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