H. Res. 210: H.R. 1101 – Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, March 20, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-186 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-186 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

MANAGERS: Polis/Byrne

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 210

Report No. 115-51

 

H.R. 1101 - Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

  1. Structured rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-9 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. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which 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 amendment printed in the report:
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (1-I.R. 1101) to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 197 4 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-9 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 further 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 Education and the Workforce; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

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Description

Debate Time

1. HerreraBeutler (WA)

4

(REVISED) Clarifies that existing association health plans may continue to operate under existing state and federal law.

(10 minutes)