H.R. 5 - Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2005

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-200 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS BY A VOTE OF 226-200 ON Wednesday, July 27, 2005.
MANAGERS: GINGREY/HASTINGS(FL)
109th Congress
1st Session

 

H. RES. 385
[Report No. 109-185]

H.R. 5 - HELP EFFICIENT, ACCESSIBLE, LOW-COST, TIMELY HEALTHCARE (HEALTH) ACT OF 2005

1.Closed rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees.

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

4. Provides that, 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. 5) to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. The bill shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 5 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.