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115th Congress    }                                 {         Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                 {         115-861

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6199) TO AMEND THE 
   INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO INCLUDE CERTAIN OVER-THE-COUNTER 
   MEDICAL PRODUCTS AS QUALIFIED MEDICAL EXPENSES, AND PROVIDING FOR 
PROCEEDINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY 27, 2018, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 
                                  2018

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   July 23, 2018.--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. 1012]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 1012, by a record vote of 8 to 4, 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. 6199, the 
Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings 
Accounts Act of 2018, 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 an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text 
of Rules Committee Print 115-82 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 that on any 
legislative day during the period from July 27, 2018, through 
September 3, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the 
previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may 
at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and 
time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
    Section 3 of the resolution provides that the Speaker may 
appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the 
duration of the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution 
as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.
    Section 4 of the resolution provides that each day during 
the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not 
constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the 
War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
    Section 5 of the resolution provides that each day during 
the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not 
constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule 
XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
    Section 6 of the resolution provides that each day during 
the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not 
constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 
7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, 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 the bill, 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. 269

    Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to make in order and 
provide the appropriate waivers to amendment # 1, offered by 
Rep. Duncan Jr. (TN) and Rep. DesJarlais (TN), which expands 
deductible medical expenses to include dietary supplements, 
such as over-the-counter vitamins, minerals, herbs, and fiber. 
Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote                   Minority               Members Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 270

    Motion by Mr. Cole to report the rule. Adopted: 8-4

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