H.Res. 696 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3767) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act ...

...to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program.

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of Jun 24, 2004 (Introduced).

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HRES 696 IH

108th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 696

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3767) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2004

Mr. FROST submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules


RESOLUTION

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3767) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program.

    Resolved, That immediately upon the adoption of this resolution the House shall without intervention of any point of order consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3767) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the medicare program. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairmen and the ranking minority members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Ways and Means; (2) an amendment printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by Mr. Hill of Indiana or Mr. Davis of Florida or a designee to provide offsets to the bill, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order (except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI) or demand for division of the question, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; (3) after disposition of that amendment, a further amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order (except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI), shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (4) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.