Notice of Action: H.R. 5 - Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003

Wedensday, March 12, 2003

5:30 P.M.

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H.R. 5 the Judiciary
Energy and Commerce
H.R. 5 - Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule provide two hours of debate in the House, with 80 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that in lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on the Judiciary and on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Finally, the rule provides that H.Res. 126 is laid on the table.