Notice of Action: H.R. 660 - Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

1:30 P.M.

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H.R. 660 Education and the Workforce Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003

The Committee granted, by a vote of 6 to 3, a modified closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The rule makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Kind of Wisconsin or his designee, which shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.