Notice of Action: H.R. 160 - Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015; H.R. 1190 - Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

6:07 PM

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H.R. 160

Ways and Means

Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015

H.R. 1190

Ways and Means

Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015

The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-3, a closed rule for H.R. 160.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

The rule also granted a closed rule for H.R. 1190.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.