H.R. 2427 - Pharmaceutical Market Access Act of 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, Jule 24, 2003 (Legislative day of Wednesday, July 23, 2003).
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE, AFTER AGREEING ON THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 417-10 on Thursday, July 24, 2003.
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/SLAUGHTER
108th Congress
1st Session

H.R. 2427 - Pharmaceutical Market Access Act of 2003

1. Closed rule.

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

3. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, or their designees.

4. Provides that during consideration of the bill, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

5. Provides one motion to recommit.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 2427) to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations for the reimportation of prescription drugs, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 2427 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.