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H.R. 1549 - Helping Sick Americans Now Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1549 PDF XML

    Helping Sick Americans Now Act (as introduced)

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-8 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-45 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 175: 
Agreed to by record vote of 225-189, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 228-192, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.  

MANAGERS: Burgess/Slaughter

1. Structured rule.

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 bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-8 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Ruls Committee report. 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.

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

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

Amendments

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#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
7Version 1Broun (GA)RepublicanLate Shifts $1 billion of the funds provided to the PCIP in the bill to fund additional concurrent Section 1915(b) and Section 1915(c) waivers under Medicaid.Submitted
6Version 1Brownley, Julia (CA)DemocratRequires that within 90 days of enactment of H.R. 1549, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall prepare a report to Congress detailing the exact amount of money to be transferred out of the Prevention and Public Health Fund, and how that transfer will impact the access of uninsured and underinsured children, adolescents, and adults to immunization programs, Alzheimer’s disease education and prevention programs, and the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and maternal care programs.Made In Order
4Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Removes the public health and prevention trust fund as a pay-for and instead pays for the bill by ending the section 199 domestic manufacturing deduction for oil and gas production. Submitted
5Version 1Green, Gene (TX)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Makes the same changes to the PCIP program that the underlying bill does, but is paid for by requiring a minimum term and a remainder interest greater than zero for new Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs)Submitted
10Version 1Horsford, Steven (NV)DemocratLate Seeks to protect funds in the Prevention and Public Health Fund that are to be used for reducing health disparities in minority populations.Submitted
1Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Makes the same changes to the PCIP program that the underlying bill does, but is paid for through a 4 cent per pack increase in the tax on cigarettes. Submitted
2Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Makes the same changes to the PCIP program that the underlying bill does, but is paid for by continuing the solvency of the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund by increasing the per-barrel amount that oil companies are required to pay into the fund by four cents.Submitted
9Version 1Pitts (PA), Upton (MI)RepublicanLate Terminates the prevention fund after FY 2016 and authorizes a state-based high-risk pool program. Made In Order
8Version 1Ross (FL)RepublicanLate Closes out Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Inst. (PCORI) Trust Fund from FY2014 and beyond. Transfers remaining FY2013 funds already collected for PCORI to the High Risk Insurance program referred to in HR 1549. Nullifies any PCORI related taxes on Health Reimbursement, Health Savings, and Flexible Spending accounts. Submitted
3Version 1Schakowsky (IL)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Extends funding for reopening enrollment under the Preexisting Condition Insurance Program (PCIP) through the modification of class life for corporate jets.Submitted