H.R. 1 - Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 - CONFERENCE REPORT

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Friday, November 21, 2003.
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 225 - 205, AFTER AGREEING ON THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228 - 204 on Friday, November 21, 2003.
MANAGERS:PRYCE/SLAUGHTER
108th Congress
1st Session

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003

1. Waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.

2. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary program for prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Program, to modernize the Medicare Program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed to health savings security accounts and health savings accounts, to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.