H.Res. 725: S. 524 – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE  VOTE on Thursday, May 12, 2016.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 240-165 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-172 on Friday, May 13, 2016. 

MANAGERS: Polis/Collins

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 725

Report No. 114-564

 

S. 524 - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on the Judiciary.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the respective texts of the bills specified in the resolution 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 commit with or without instructions.
  7. Directs the Clerk to, in forming the amendment in the nature of a substitute, assign appropriate designations, conform cross-references and provisions for short titles, and authorizes the Clerk to make technical and conforming changes.
  8. Provides that upon passage of S. 524, the title of such bill is amended as specified in the resolution.
  9. Provides that if S. 524 is passed, then it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee to move that the House insist on its amendments to S. 524 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (S. 524) to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the respective texts of the bills specified in section 2(a) of 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, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to commit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. (a) The bills referred to in the first section of this resolution are as follows: H.R. 4641, H.R. 5046, H.R. 4063, H.R. 4985, H.R. 5048, H.R. 5052, H.R. 4843, H.R. 4978, H.R. 3680, H.R. 3691, H.R. 1818, H.R. 4969, H.R. 4586, H.R. 4599, H.R. 4976, H.R. 4982, H.R. 4981, and H.R. 1725, in each case as passed by the House.

(b) In forming the amendment in the nature of a substitute referred to in the first section of this resolution, the Clerk-

(1) shall assign appropriate designations to provisions within the amendment in the nature of a substitute;

(2) shall conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the amendment in the nature of a substitute; and

(3) is authorized to make technical corrections within the amendment in the nature of a substitute, to include corrections in spelling, punctuation, page and line numbering, section numbering, and insertion of appropriate headings.

Sec. 3. Upon passage of S. 524 the title of such bill is amended to read as follows: "To authorize the Attorney General and Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, and to provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes."

Sec. 4. If S. 524, as amended, is passed, then it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee to move that the House insist on its amendments to S. 524 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.