H.Res. 638 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4279) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4280) to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system; and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4281) to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees.

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


Introduced:

May 11, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 12, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 12, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Deborah Pryce

Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2004
Length: 4 pages

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History

May 11, 2004
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 11, 2004
 
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.

May 12, 2004
 
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.

May 12, 2004
 
Text Published

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

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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
May 12, 2004 12:45 p.m.
Passed 224/203

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.R. 4281 (Action-Caused-By)
Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2004

Passed House
Last Action: May 13, 2004

H.R. 4280 (Action-Caused-By)
Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2004

Passed House
Last Action: May 12, 2004

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