H.R.849: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act

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270 (45 Democrats, 225 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 31, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per capita rate of growth in Medicare spending.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 55 statements associated with H.R.849.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 6, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Nov. 2, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 2, 2017

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 307 - 111 (Roll no. 604). (text: CR H8413)

Nov. 2, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Nov. 2, 2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 849.
Nov. 2, 2017
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 849 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Nov. 2, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 600. (consideration: CR H8413-8421)
Nov. 2, 2017
Rule H. Res. 600 passed House.
Nov. 1, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 600 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 849 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Oct. 31, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 273.
Oct. 31, 2017

Committee on Rules discharged.

Oct. 31, 2017

Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.

Oct. 31, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-373, Part I.
Oct. 4, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
Oct. 4, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 15, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 10, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 3, 2017
Referred to House Rules
Feb. 3, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Feb. 3, 2017
Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 3, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Rules, 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.
Feb. 3, 2017

Introduced in the House by Phil Roe (R-Tenn.)

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