H.R.4250: Patient Protection Act of 1998

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Bill Cosponsors

75 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Subtitle A: Patient Protections Subtitle B: Patient Access to Information Subtitle C: New Procedures and Access to Courts for Grievances Arising under Group Health Plans Subtitle D: Affordable Health Coverage for Employees of Small Businesses Title II: Amendments to Public Health Service Act Subtitle A: Patient Protections and Point of Service...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, and Government Reform and Oversight, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Commerce
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to House Government Reform and Oversight
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 509 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4250 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Rule H. Res. 509 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 509.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4250 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Mr. Berry moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce.
Motion to Recommit - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Berry motion to recommit.
Mr. Thomas raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Thomas stated that the amendment proposed in the motion to recommit violated the Budget Act. Sustained by the Chair.
Mr. Cardin appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
Mr. Armey moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 204 (Roll No. 337).
Mr. Berry moved to recommit with instructions to Education and the Workforce.
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 205 - 221 (Roll No. 338).
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 210 (Roll No. 339).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure tabled in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50-47. Record Vote No: 311.
July 16, 1998

Introduced in the House by Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.)

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