H.Res. 455: H.R. 2279 - Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013; H.R. 3362 - Exchange Information Disclosure Act; H.R. 3811 - Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-186 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-191 on Thursday, January 9, 2014.

MANAGERS: Polis/Burgess

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 455

Report No. 113-322

 

H.R. 2279 - Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013

H.R. 3362 - Exchange Information Disclosure Act

H.R. 3811 - Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 2279.
  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. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-30 and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  6. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2279 printed in part A of the Rules Committee report. 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.
  7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. Closed rule for-H.R. 3362.
  10. Provides one hour of debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  12. Provides that the amendment to H.R. 3362 printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  14. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  15. Closed rule for H.R. 3811.
  16. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  17. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  18. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  19. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  20. Provides one motion to recommit.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after 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 ofthe bill (H.R. 2279) to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act relating to review of regulations under such Act and to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 relating to financial responsibility for classes of facilities. 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 ofthe Committee on Energy and Commerce. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-30. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in part A of 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 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. All points of 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. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. 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. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3362) to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require transparency in the operation of American Health Benefit Exchanges. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment printed in part B of 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 amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3811) to require notification of individuals of breaches of personally identifiable information through Exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce; and (2) one motion to recommit.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2279 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate time

1. Sinema (AZ)

#6

Strikes language that would expand eligibility for the National Priorities List (NPL) in Section 204, which is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Reinstates language that directs listing of the "highest priority facilities" for cleanup.

(10 minutes)

2. Tonko (NY)

#2

Blocks implementation of the bill if any provision would increase litigation, reduce funds available for cleaning up contaminated sites, or that would delay clean up of contaminated sites.

( 10 minutes)

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 3362 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

#

Description

 

1. Terry (NE)

#1

(REVISED) Makes technical corrections to the legislation, expands the reporting requirement to require the Secretary to increase the specificity for those enrolling in Medicaid; the number of individuals who have effectuated enrollment in a qualified health plan (QHP) through payment of their first monthly premium; and the ages of those who have effectuated enrollment in a QHP.