H.Res. 299 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary program for prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Program, to modernize the Medicare Program, and for other purposes and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2596) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed to health savings security accounts and health savings accounts, to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and for other purposes.

Jun 25, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Deborah Pryce
Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district
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Jun 25, 2003
10 pages
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Debate on H.R. 1 is governed by these rules.

Signed by the President
Dec 08, 2003

Debate on H.R. 2596 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 26, 2003


This simple resolution was agreed to on June 26, 2003. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Jun 25, 2003
Reported by Committee Jun 26, 2003
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jun 26, 2003

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Jun 26, 2003 2:44 p.m.
Passed 221/203


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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6/26/2003--Passed House without amendment.
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 1 (Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare program modernization).

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