H. Res. 1012: H.R. 6199 — Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Monday, July 23, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-179 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-184 on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

MANAGERS: Torres/Burgess

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 1012

Report No. 115-861

 

H.R. 6199 - Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-82 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from July 27, 2018, through September 3, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  8. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.
  9. Section 4 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  10. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
  11. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(l) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (R.R. 6199) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include certain over-the-counter medical products as qualified medical expenses. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115- 82 shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day during the period from July 27, 2018, through September 3, 2018 - (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and (b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 4. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

Sec. 5. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

Sec. 6. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(l) of rule XXII.