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114th Congress   }                                      {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session     }                                      {      114-157

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    PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 160) TO AMEND THE 
   INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO REPEAL THE EXCISE TAX ON MEDICAL 
  DEVICES, AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 1190) TO 
REPEAL THE PROVISIONS OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT 
          PROVIDING FOR THE INDEPENDENT PAYMENT ADVISORY BOARD

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   June 16, 2015.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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               Mr. Burgess, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 319]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 319, by a 7 to 3 vote, report the same to the 
House with the recommendation that the resolution be adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 160, the 
Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015, under a closed rule. 
The resolution provides one hour of debate equally divided and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Ways and Means. The resolution waives all points 
of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution 
provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in 
the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of this 
report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as 
amended, shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all 
points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without 
instructions.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.R. 1190, the Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 
2015, under a closed rule. The resolution provides one hour of 
debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and 
ranking minority members of the Committee on Ways and Means and 
the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The resolution waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
resolution provides that the amendment printed in part B of 
this report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as 
amended, shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all 
points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without 
instructions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 160 includes a waivers of the following:
     Section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, which prohibits consideration of legislation within the 
jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget unless referred to 
or reported by the Budget Committee; and
     Section 311 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, which prohibits consideration of legislation that would 
cause revenues to be less than the level of total revenues for 
the first fiscal year or for the total of that first fiscal 
year and the ensuing fiscal years for which allocations are 
provided.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 160, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of H.R. 1190, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 1190, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 75

    Motion by Ms. Slaughter to report open rules for H.R. 160 
and H.R. 1190. Defeated: 3--7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Stivers.....................................          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................  ............
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 76

    Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to strike the section of 
the rule that self-executes the amendment by Representative 
Pitts amendment to H.R. 1190. Defeated: 3--7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Stivers.....................................          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................  ............
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 77

    Motion by Mr. Polis to make in order and provide the 
appropriate waivers for amendment #2 to H.R. 160, offered by 
Rep. Polis (CO), Rep. Adams (NC) and Rep. Cartwright (PA), 
which offsets the cost of the bill by eliminating certain tax 
deductions and subsidies for oil and gas companies. Defeated: 
3--7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Stivers.....................................          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................  ............
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 78

    Motion by Ms. Foxx to report the rule. Adopted: 7-3

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Yea   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Nay
Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Stivers.....................................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................  ............
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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  SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 160 IN PART A CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    Ryan, Paul (WI): Excludes the budgetary effects of the bill 
from being entered onto the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecard.

 SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 1190 IN PART B CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    Pitts (PA): Rescinds funding from the Affordable Care Act's 
prevention and public health fund.

      PART A--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 160 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  At the end, add the following:

SEC. 3. BUDGETARY EFFECTS.

  The budgetary effects of this Act shall not be entered on 
either PAYGO scorecard maintained pursuant to section 4(d) of 
the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.
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      PART B--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 1190 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Add at the end the following new section:

SEC. 3. RESCINDING FUNDING AMOUNTS FOR PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH 
                    FUND.

  Section 4002(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care 
Act (42 U.S.C. 300u-11(b)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (2), by striking ``2017'' and 
        inserting ``2016'';
          (2) in paragraph (5)--
                  (A) by striking ``2022'' and inserting 
                ``2026''; and
                  (B) by redesignating such paragraph as 
                paragraph (7); and
          (3) by striking paragraphs (3) and (4) and inserting 
        the following:
          ``(3) for fiscal year 2017, $390,000,000;
          ``(4) for each of fiscal years 2018 and 2019, 
        $487,000,000;
          ``(5) for each of fiscal years 2020 and 2021, 
        $585,000,000;
          ``(6) for each of fiscal years 2022 through 2025, 
        $780,000,000; and''.

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