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H.R. 4015 - SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014

Bill Text

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    SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 515: 
AGREED TO by record vote of 228-184, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 227-193, on Thursday, March 13, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Burgess/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 3189.

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

3. Waives all points of order giants consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

6. Makes in order only those further amendments print din part A of the Rules 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 part A of the report.

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

9. Closed rule for H.R. 4015.

10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

12. Provides that the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

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

15. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from March 17, 2014, through March 21, 2014: the journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

16. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Camp (MI)RepublicanStates that under the bill, “the monthly penalty amount with respect to any taxpayer for any month beginning before January 1, 2019, shall be zero.” The schedule for the penalties currently slated to begin in 2014 in law would be reset to begin in 2019.Considered as Adopted
1Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratMakes null and void any provision of the Act that relates to a delay in the implementation of the individuals mandate of the Affordable Care Act.Submitted
2Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDelays the implementation of any provision of the act, which is related to a delay in the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act until January 21, 2017.Submitted
5Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of HHS to conduct a study of the impact of the reimbursement rates under the Medicare program on the diversity and availability of physicians and hospitals in under-served areas in both rural and urban communities.Submitted
6Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of HHS to conduct a study of the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act in reducing the costs resulting from individuals without health insurance coverage using hospital emergency departments for primary care services.Submitted
7Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratAdds a provision that reinstates the Health Care Tax Credit, which expired in January of 2014, for Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp (PBGC) Pension Recipients.Submitted
4Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Provides a permanent fix to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) of Medicare that is paid for by capping spending on Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).Submitted