This rule would be enforced by a 10 percent cut to salaries and expenses for the head of each agency that does not issue rules requiring participation in ObamaCare by covered officials.
"It is common sense that regulators will be extra judicious in their actions knowing that they must live under the regulations they are imposing on the rest of America."
Posey introduced his bill just as the House and Senate are expected to spend the next week wrestling over a House-passed continuing spending bill for 2014 that defunds ObamaCare. Senate Democrats are expected to hold a procedural vote by Wednesday to proceed to the bill, after which Democrats will try to strip the ObamaCare language from the House bill.
Reps. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) and Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) are cosponsors of Posey's bill.