H. Res. 236: H.R. 1213 - To repeal the mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges; H.R. 1214 - To repeal mandatory funding for school-based health center constructi

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 2, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 237-185 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORDED VOTE OF 234-185 on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Polis/Reed

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 236

[Report No. 112-70]

 

H.R. 1213 - To repeal the mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges

H.R. 1214 - To repeal mandatory funding for school-based health center construction

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1213.

2. Provides one hour of 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 to H.R. 1213 that are 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.

9. Modified open rule for H.R. 1214.

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

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

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

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

14. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 1214 that are received for printing in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII in a daily issue dated May 2, 2011, and pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Provides that each amendment so received may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee, and that each amendment shall be considered as read if printed.

15. 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. 1213) to repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges. 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 o·nly 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 pointsof 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.

Sec. 2. 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. 1214) to repeal mandatory funding for school-based health center construction. 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 no exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. After 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 received for printing in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII in a daily issue dated May 2, 2011, and except pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Each amendment so received may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee and shall be considered as read if printed. 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

Jackson Lee (TX)

 

 

 

 

#1 Would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to post notice of rescission of funds and the amount rescinded on the public website of the Department of Health and Human Services.

(10 Minutes)

 

 

 

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

 

 

 

#8 Would require, within 6 months after enactment, the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which states are expected to have difficulties establishing Health Benefit Exchanges without the federal assistance repealed and rescinded under this bill. ·

(10 minutes)

 

 

 

 

 

Ellison (MN)

 

 

 

 

#4 Would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the impact of H.R. 1213 on the possible delays and potential enrollment reductions to Health Benefit Exchanges.

(10 Minutes)

 

 

 

 

Pallone (NJ)

 

 

 

 

#12 Would require GAO to report on benefits of funding in setting up state run exchanges that reflect that state's marketplace, as opposed to state exchanges established and operated by the federal government.

(10 Minutes)

 

 

 

 

Welch (VT)

 

 

 

 

 

#11 (REVISED) AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE Would preserve funding for establishment of Health Benefit Exchanges for states that apply for early innovator grants before 2012. The funds used shall be subject to availability of appropriations up to $1.9 billion.

(10 Minutes)