H.Res. 463 (108th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany 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, 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.


Nov 21, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 21, 2003

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 21, 2003. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Deborah Pryce

Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2003
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.R. 1 (Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003). Read more >


Nov 21, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 21, 2003
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 21, 2003
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Nov 21, 2003
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 463”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Nov 21, 2003 11:28 p.m.
Passed 225/205

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Debate on H.R. 1 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 8, 2003

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