H. Res. 219: H.R. 1217 - To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 237-180 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORDED VOTE OF 238-182 on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Hastings/Foxx

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 219

[Report No. 112-61]

 

 

 H.R. 1217 -To Repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Resolution 

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1217) to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Mter general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. No amendment to the bill shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall .not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Summary of Amendments Proposed to be Made in Order

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

# Description

Debate Time

1.  Jackson Lee (TX)

 

 

 

 

#3 Would require the Department of Health and Human Services to post on its website a notice of rescission of unobligated Section 4002 funds and the amount rescinded.

(10 Minutes)

 

 

 

 

2. Castor (FL)

 

 

 

 

 

#11 Would require the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct a study of the impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on preventing chronic diseases and promoting health.

(10 Minutes)

 

 

 

 

 

3. Castor (FL)

 

 

 

 

#13 Would require the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct a study of the economic impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on states and communities.

(10 Minutes)