H.Res. 483: H.R. 3762 – Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 240-187 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 244-185 on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

MANAGERS:Slaughter/Woodall

114th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 483

Report No. 114-303

 

H.R. 3762 - Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget or their respective designees.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report 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 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of October 23, 2015.
  8. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of October 22, 2015, or October 23, 2015 for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3762) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 2002 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution 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) two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget or their respective designees; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of October 23, 2015.

Sec. 3. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of October 22, 2015, or October 23, 2015, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

Price, Tom (GA)

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Strikes the section repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board. Clarifies that the prohibition on Federal funding to States for payments to prohibited entities applies both to payments made directly to a prohibited entity and payments made through a managed care organization and includes the standard exceptions covered by the Hyde amendment.