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H.J.Res. 43 (115th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.


The text of the resolution below is as of Feb 16, 2017 (Passed the House).

Summary of this resolution

Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two.

One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other was to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, despite her contentious positions on issues from private school vouchers to armed teachers.)

The context

Women’s health care provider organization Planned Parenthood has long been a bete noire for Republicans. After a 2015 sting operation of questionable legality by pro-life activists released videos purporting to reveal the organization’s employees trying to sell fetal body parts in …


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 43

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JOINT RESOLUTION

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients (81 Fed. Reg. 91852; December 19, 2016), and such rule shall have no force or effect.

Passed the House of Representatives February 16, 2017.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.