[House Report 111-420] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 111th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session 111-420 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE SENATE AMENDMENTS TO THE BILL (H.R. 3961) TO AMEND TITLE XVIII OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO REFORM THE MEDICARE SGR PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR PHYSICIANS AND TO REINSTITUTE AND UPDATE THE PAY-AS-YOU-GO REQUIREMENT OF BUDGET NEUTRALITY ON NEW TAX AND MANDATORY SPENDING LEGISLATION, ENFORCED BY THE THREAT OF ANNUAL, AUTOMATIC SEQUESTRATION _______ February 25, 2010.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Perlmutter, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 1109] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 1109, by a non-record 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 the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3961, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform the Medicare SGR payment system for physicians and to reinstitute and update the Pay-As-You-Go requirement of budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic sequestration. The resolution makes in order a single motion by the Chair of the Committee on the Judiciary to concur in the Senate amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except clause 10 of rule XXI and provides that the Senate amendments shall be considered as read. Finally, the resolution provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS Although the rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion to concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3961 (except for clause 10 of rule XXI) the Committee is not aware of any points of order against the motion. The waiver of all points of order against the motion is prophylactic.