H.R. 3762 - Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 3762 PDF XML

    Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (as reported) 

    H. Rept. 114-293 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Budget

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.

Agreed to by record vote of 240-187, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 244-185, on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

MANAGERS: Woodall/Slaughter

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget or their respective designees.

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

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report 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. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Section 2 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of October 23, 2015.

8. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of October 22, 2015, or October 23, 2015 for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
4Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Strikes the text of H.R. 3762 and replaces it with the “Cancel the Sequester Act of 2015,” which would eliminate devastating cuts to America’s domestic and military funding priorities.Submitted
3Version 1Lummis (WY), Buck (CO), Bridenstine (OK), Fleming (LA), Huelskamp (KS), Labrador (ID), Poe (TX), Walker (NC), Duncan (SC), Loudermilk (GA), Palmer (AL)RepublicanRepeals in full the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in addition to defunding Planned Parenthood.Submitted
2Version 1Price, Tom (GA)RepublicanStrikes the section repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board. Clarifies that the prohibition on Federal funding to States for payments to prohibited entities applies both to payments made directly to a prohibited entity and payments made through a managed care organization and includes the standard exceptions covered by the Hyde amendment.Considered As Adopted
1Version 1Van Hollen (MD)DemocratCalls for bipartisan, bicameral negotiations to raise the Budget Control Act’s discretionary spending caps and establish appropriate offsets to allow appropriations action to proceed and to avoid a government shutdown. If the negotiations do not lead to a deal enacted by November 16, the caps for 2016 are automatically raised to the level in the President’s budget, eliminating the sequester for non-defense discretionary programs and providing the same amount of sequester relief for defense programs.Submitted