[House Report 111-420]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


111th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     111-420

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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

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 February 25, 2010.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
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  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.