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.
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Jun 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jun 26, 2003
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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 ...
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 299” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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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On Ordering the Previous Question: H RES 299 Providing for the Consideration of H.R. 1, Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003 and H.R. 2596, Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003Jun 26, 2003 2:36 p.m.
Passed 226/203Jun 26, 2003 2:44 p.m.
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