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H.R. 1213 - To repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1213 PDF XML

    To repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges. 

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-65 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 2, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES 236: 
Adopted by record vote of 237-185, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 234-185, on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Reed/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1213.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bil.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 1213 that are printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Modified open rule for H.R. 1214.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill

14. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 1214 that are received for printing in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII in a daily issue dated May 2, 2011, and pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Provides that each amendment so received may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee, and that each amendment shall be considered as read if printed.

15. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWould require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report of the impact of H.R. 1213 on the uninsured rate in the United States.Submitted
4Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWould require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the impact of H.R. 1213 on the possible delays and potential enrollment reductions to Health Benefit Exchanges. Made In Order
1Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratWould require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to post notice of rescission of funds and the amount rescinded on the public website of the Department of Health and Human Services.Made In Order
12Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratWould require GAO to report on benefits of funding in setting up state run exchanges that reflect that state's marketplace, as opposed to state exchanges established and operated by the federal government.Made In Order
5Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratWould prevent the bill from taking effect if the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifies that a significant number of uninsured Americans would have difficulty obtaining affordable health insurance coverage without being able to access a Health Benefit Exchange.Submitted
6Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratWould prevent the bill from taking effect until legislation is enacted that repeals the requirement for states to establish Health Benefit Exchanges.Submitted
7Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratWould prevent the bill from taking effect if the Governors of five or more states each certify that their states may be unable to afford to establish a Health Benefit Exchange without any federal assistance.Submitted
8Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratWould require, within 6 months after enactment, the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which states are expected to have difficulties establishing Health Benefit Exchanges without the federal assistance repealed and rescinded under this bill.Made In Order
9Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratWould require, within 6 months after enactment, the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which uninsured Americans will have difficulty obtaining affordable health insurance coverage without being able to access such coverage through Health Benefit Exchanges.Submitted
10Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratWould direct the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study to determine the extent to which the repeal of funding to states for Health Benefit Exchanges will result in a decrease of the number of individuals who have access to health insurance.Submitted
11Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratRevised Would preserve funding for establishment of Health Benefit Exchanges for states that apply for early innovator grants before 2012. The funds used shall be subject to availability of appropriations up to $1.9 billion.Made In Order
2Version 1Woolsey (CA)DemocratWould preserve the competitive health insurance exchanges while also enacting a public health insurance option, which would compete with private plans within the exchanges. Submitted