Federal - HR 3922

A bill to extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

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October 3, 2017

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A bill to extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

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  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.605, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.603, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 21, 2017Pocan, D-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.602, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1594

  • Nov. 8, 2017F. Wilson, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1531-1532

  • Nov. 8, 2017F. Wilson, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.605, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1531-1532

  • Nov. 6, 2017Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1508

  • Nov. 6, 2017Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.605, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1508

  • Nov. 6, 2017Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H8511

  • Nov. 6, 2017Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.605, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H8511

  • Nov. 6, 2017 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Finance Committee. Congressional Record p. S7015

  • Nov. 3, 2017LaMalfa, R-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H8474

  • Nov. 3, 2017S. Peters, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H8474

  • Nov. 3, 2017D. Black, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H8475

  • Nov. 3, 2017Speier, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.606, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H8475

  • Nov. 3, 2017House Vote 606 CHIP and Community Health Centers Funding Reauthorization — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, that would extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program through fiscal 2022, and would increase funding from $21.5 billion in fiscal 2018 to $25.9 billion in fiscal 2022. It would also provide $3.6 billion annually for community health centers through fiscal 2019, and would extend funding for a number of other public health programs through fiscal 2019. It would provide for up to $1 billion in additional Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico and would eliminate, through fiscal 2019, scheduled cuts in Medicaid funding to hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured and low-income patients. It would reduce spending from the Prevention and Public Health Fund through fiscal 2026, would require high-income individuals enrolled in Medicare parts B and D to pay the entirety of their premiums for these services and would shorten the grace period for certain missed payments on federally subsidized health insurance plans purchased through state exchanges to offset the cost of the measure's funding for CHIP, community health centers and other health programs. Passed 242-174. Congressional Record p. H8474

  • Nov. 3, 2017House Vote 605 CHIP and Community Health Centers Funding Reauthorization — Recommit
    Clyburn, D-S.C., motion to recommit the bill to the House Energy and Commerce Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would modify the Medicare Advantage payment system to offset the funding in the measure. Motion rejected 187-231. Congressional Record p. H8466-H8474

  • Nov. 3, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H8449-H8474

  • Nov. 2, 2017House Vote 603 CHIP and Community Health Centers Funding Reauthorization — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 601) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3922) that would extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program for five years, community health centers for two years and other public health programs for two years. It would also provide for up to $1 billion in additional Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico. Adopted 231-192. Congressional Record p. H8413

  • Nov. 2, 2017House Vote 602 CHIP and Community Health Centers Funding Reauthorization — Previous Question
    Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 601) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3922) that would extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, community health centers and other public health programs. It would also provide for up to $1 billion in additional Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico. Motion agreed to 230-191. Congressional Record p. H8412

  • Nov. 1, 2017 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 601, reported to the House as a rule for HR 3922.

  • Nov. 1, 2017 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H8362

  • Nov. 1, 2017 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Oct. 19, 2017 — Reported to the House amended by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 115-359, Pt. 1Congressional Record p. H8041

  • Oct. 19, 2017 — House Ways and Means Committee discharged pursuant to clause 2 of Rule XIII. Congressional Record p. H8041

  • Oct. 4, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

    Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Substitute Amendment
    G. Green, D-Texas —

    Substitute amendment that would reauthorize funding for Community Health Centers, the National Health Service Corps, Special Diabetes Programs, and Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, and Personal Responsibility Education through fiscal 2022.

    It also would reauthorize payments to Teaching Health Centers for graduate medical education programs; to delay certain Medicare plan payment dates and to transfer 50 percent of the savings to the Medicare Improvement Fund, and 50 percent to the Medicaid Improvement Fund.

    Substitute amendment that would reauthorize funding for Community Health Centers, the National Health Service Corps, Special Diabetes Programs, and Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, and Personal Responsibility Education through fiscal 2022.

    It also would reauthorize payments to Teaching Health Centers for graduate medical education programs; to delay certain Medicare plan payment dates and to transfer 50 percent of the savings to the Medicare Improvement Fund, and 50 percent to the Medicaid Improvement Fund.

    Rejected 23-28.

    Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — New Access Point Grants Exemptions
      Bilirakis, R-Fla. —

    Amendment that would strike language that would allow the secretary of Health and Human Services to approve applications for grants for health services for certain special populations to establish new delivery sites. It would exempt grant applications to provide for:

    • outreach and comprehensive primary health services to homeless youth and youth at-risk of becoming homeless;
    • delivery of medical services for residents of public housing and those living in the immediate area; and
    • translation, interpretation and other such services for such clients with limited English speaking proficiency.

    Amendment that would strike language that would allow the secretary of Health and Human Services to approve applications for grants for health services for certain special populations to establish new delivery sites. It would exempt grant applications to provide for:

    • outreach and comprehensive primary health services to homeless youth and youth at-risk of becoming homeless;
    • delivery of medical services for residents of public housing and those living in the immediate area; and
    • translation, interpretation and other such services for such clients with limited English speaking proficiency.
    • Adopted by voice vote.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Prevention and Public Health Fund
      Y. Clarke, D-N.Y. —

      Amendment that would strike language that would decrease by $6.35 billion, over 10 years, the amount authorized for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

      Amendment that would strike language that would decrease by $6.35 billion, over 10 years, the amount authorized for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

      Rejected 23-28.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Family-to-Family Health Information Centers
        Pallone, D-N.J. —

      Amendment that would strike language that would authorize $6 million annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for family-to-family health information centers. It would add language to authorize $10 million annually for such centers beginning in fiscal 2018.

      Amendment that would strike language that would authorize $6 million annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for family-to-family health information centers. It would add language to authorize $10 million annually for such centers beginning in fiscal 2018.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Community Health Centers Funding Extension
        G. Green, D-Texas —

      Amendment that would reauthorize funding for the Community Health Centers Fund for five years through fiscal 2022.

      Amendment that would reauthorize funding for the Community Health Centers Fund for five years through fiscal 2022.

      Rejected 23-28.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Community Health Center Fund
        Butterfield, D-N.C. —

      Amendment that would authorize $1.7 billion over five years for the Community Health Center Fund.

      Amendment that would authorize $1.7 billion over five years for the Community Health Center Fund.

      Rejected 23-28.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Graduate Medical Education Programs Funding
        McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. —

      Amendment that would add language to allow funding authorized for qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs to be available until it is expended.

      Amendment that would add language to allow funding authorized for qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs to be available until it is expended.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Abstinence Education
        Y. Clarke, D-N.Y. —

      Amendment that would strike language that would make changes to the Youth Empowerment Program to enable states to implement youth programs on sexual risk avoidance. It also would repeal the Separate Program for Abstinence Education.

      Amendment that would strike language that would make changes to the Youth Empowerment Program to enable states to implement youth programs on sexual risk avoidance. It also would repeal the Separate Program for Abstinence Education.

      Rejected 23-28.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program
        DeGette, D-Colo. —

      Amendment that would authorize $3.4 billion over five years for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. It also would direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to reserve 6 percent of the funding appropriated for the program for grants to eligible Indian tribes, tribal organizations and urban Indian organizations.

      Amendment that would authorize $3.4 billion over five years for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. It also would direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to reserve 6 percent of the funding appropriated for the program for grants to eligible Indian tribes, tribal organizations and urban Indian organizations.

      Withdrawn.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — All of Us Research Program Funding
        Rush, D-Ill. —

      Amendment that would authorize an additional $25 million in fiscal 2018 for the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program, which gathers data on how lifestyle differences, environment and biological make-up can influence health and disease. It also would strike language that would bar the use of federal funds provided for the program for abortion services, except to save the life of the woman or if the pregnancy arises from incest or rape.

      Amendment that would authorize an additional $25 million in fiscal 2018 for the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program, which gathers data on how lifestyle differences, environment and biological make-up can influence health and disease. It also would strike language that would bar the use of federal funds provided for the program for abortion services, except to save the life of the woman or if the pregnancy arises from incest or rape.

      Withdrawn.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Community Health Center Abortion Services
        Schakowsky, D-Ill. —

      Amendment that would strike language that would bar the use of funds authorized by the bill for fiscal 2018 and 2019 for community health centers to provide abortions.

      Amendment that would strike language that would bar the use of funds authorized by the bill for fiscal 2018 and 2019 for community health centers to provide abortions.

      Rejected 22-28.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — All of Us Research Program Funding
      Rush, D-Ill. —

      Amendment that would authorize an additional $25 million in fiscal 2018 for the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program, which gathers data on how lifestyle differences, environment and biological make-up can influence health and disease.

      Amendment that would authorize an additional $25 million in fiscal 2018 for the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program, which gathers data on how lifestyle differences, environment and biological make-up can influence health and disease.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Graduate Medical Education Programs Funding
      Pallone, D-N.J. —

      Amendment that would reauthorize for three years, through fiscal 2020, the authority of the secretary of Health and Human Services to make payments for direct and indirect expenses to qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs. It also would bar centers from receiving such payments for more than six additional full-time equivalent residents than were funded in the previous fiscal year.

      Amendment that would reauthorize for three years, through fiscal 2020, the authority of the secretary of Health and Human Services to make payments for direct and indirect expenses to qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs. It also would bar centers from receiving such payments for more than six additional full-time equivalent residents than were funded in the previous fiscal year.

      Rejected 25-26.

      Oct. 4, 2017 — Committee Vote: Public Health Programs Reauthorization — Vote to Report

      Reauthorize through fiscal 2019 funding for the Community Health Center Fund and the National Health Services Corp.

      It would authorize $3.6 billion annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for the Community Health Center Fund and $310 million annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for the National Health Services Corp.

      It would authorize the Health Resources and Service Administration to make supplemental awards to Health Centers focused on quality improvement. It also would authorize the HRSA to make grants for new access points and expanded services.

      It also would extend the rural-to-urban ratio for new access points and expanded services.

      It would add homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness to the list of focus populations for grants focused on care to the homeless.

      It would authorize for each of the fiscal years 2018 and 2019:

      • $150 million for the Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 Diabetes.
      • $150 million for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
      • $126.5 million for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Education Program.
      • $6 million for the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers.
      • $75 million for state grants for sexual risk avoidance education programs.
      • $75 million for the Personal Responsibility Education Program.

      It also would reduce by $6.35 billion, over ten years, funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

      As amended, it would allow funding authorized for qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs to be available until it is expended.

      Reauthorize through fiscal 2019 funding for the Community Health Center Fund and the National Health Services Corp.

      It would authorize $3.6 billion annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for the Community Health Center Fund and $310 million annually in fiscal 2018 and 2019 for the National Health Services Corp.

      It would authorize the Health Resources and Service Administration to make supplemental awards to Health Centers focused on quality improvement. It also would authorize the HRSA to make grants for new access points and expanded services.

      It also would extend the rural-to-urban ratio for new access points and expanded services.

      It would add homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness to the list of focus populations for grants focused on care to the homeless.

      It would authorize for each of the fiscal years 2018 and 2019:

    • $150 million for the Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 Diabetes.
    • $150 million for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
    • $126.5 million for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Education Program.
    • $6 million for the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers.
    • $75 million for state grants for sexual risk avoidance education programs.
    • $75 million for the Personal Responsibility Education Program.
    • It also would reduce by $6.35 billion, over ten years, funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

      As amended, it would allow funding authorized for qualified teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs to be available until it is expended.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 28-23.

  • Oct. 3, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce, House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H7749

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