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115th Congress    }                                     {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                     {       115-76

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 1304) TO AMEND THE 
  EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY ACT OF 1974, THE PUBLIC HEALTH 
SERVICE ACT, AND THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO EXCLUDE FROM THE 
   DEFINITION OF HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE CERTAIN MEDICAL STOP-LOSS 
   INSURANCE OBTAINED BY CERTAIN PLAN SPONSORS OF GROUP HEALTH PLANS

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   April 3, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 241]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 241, by a record vote of 6 to 3, 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. 1304, the 
Self-Insurance Protection Act, 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 Education and the Workforce. 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 Education and the 
Workforce now printed in the bill 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 
the bill includes a waiver of clause 3(d)(1) of rule XIII, 
which requires the inclusion of a committee cost estimate.
    The waiver of all points of order against provisions in the 
bill, as amended, includes a waiver of clause 5(a) of rule XXI, 
which prohibits a bill carrying a tax or tariff measure from 
being reported by a committee not having jurisdiction to report 
tax or tariff measures.

                            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. 44

    Motion by Mr. Cole to report the rule. Adopted: 6-3

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Yea   Ms. Slaughter.....................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................  ............
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