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

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 115-9 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 1101 as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and the Workforce

    Text of H.R. 1101 PDF XML

    Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 (as reported)

    H. Rept. 115-43 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Education and the Workforce

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 233-186, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 233-186, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

MANAGERS: Byrne/Polis

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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Bonamici (OR), Davis, Susan (CA), Wilson (FL)DemocratStates that the legislation could not take effect if it would lead to increased premiums for older workers.Submitted
5Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRequires that Association Health Plans provide for maternity care and direct access to OBGYN care. Submitted
6Version 1Davis, Susan (CA), Bonamici (OR)DemocratRequires Association Health Plans to provide for essential women's health benefits including maternity care, preventive care and services, direct access to ob-gyn care, prohibition against pre-existing condition exclusions, no gender rating, no annual or lifetimes limits, and no excessive waiting periods. Submitted
2Version 1Espaillat (NY), Hanabusa (HI)DemocratProtects the ability of the States to regulate any association health plan, including regulation related to benefits, consumer protections, and rating restrictions. Submitted
7Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn States a stop loss insurance policy purchased by an association health plan shall not be treated as an employee welfare benefit plan under ERISA. Withdrawn
4Version 2Herrera-Beutler (WA)RepublicanRevised Clarifies that existing association health plans may continue to operate under existing state and federal law.Made In Order
1Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratRequires Association Health Plans to offer health plans that contain the ten essential health benefits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in order to obtain state certification.Submitted