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HR 748

Title: CARES Act
Author: Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)

Summary
...This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019. </p>

Status
Introduced in House 01/24/2019
Introduced in House 01/24/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 01/24/2019
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Courtney. 05/21/2019
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 2. 07/17/2019
The Chair announced the Speaker's designation, pursuant to clause 7(a)(1) of rule 15, of H.R. 748 as the measure on the Consensus Calendar to be considered this week. 07/17/2019
Mr. Neal moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 07/17/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5958-5973) 07/17/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 748. 07/17/2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 07/17/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5980-5981) 07/17/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 6 (Roll no. 493).(text: CR H5958-5959) 07/17/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 6 (Roll no. 493). (text: CR H5958-5959) 07/17/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 07/17/2019
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. 07/18/2019
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157. 07/22/2019
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1876) 03/20/2020
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S1876) 03/20/2020
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1882) 03/21/2020
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1895, S1897, S1913) 03/22/2020
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 47. Record Vote Number: 77. (CR S1901) 03/22/2020
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 77) entered in Senate. 03/22/2020
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 77) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (CR S1921) 03/23/2020
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 77) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. 03/23/2020
Upon reconsideration, cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 46. Record Vote Number: 78. (CR S1928) 03/23/2020
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1929) 03/23/2020
Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S1957) 03/23/2020
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1976) 03/24/2020
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S2022) 03/25/2020
Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S2059) 03/25/2020
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2059-2060) 03/25/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate, under the order of 3/25/20, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 0. Record Vote Number: 80. 03/25/2020
Passed Senate, under the order of 3/25/20, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 0. Record Vote Number: 80. 03/25/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 03/26/2020
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 911, Mr. Hoyer moved that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748. (consideration: CR H1732-1864) 03/27/2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 911, the House proceeded with 3 hours of debate on the motion that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748. 03/27/2020
The previous question was ordered pursuant to H.Res. 911. 03/27/2020
Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. 03/27/2020
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1732-1818) 03/27/2020
OBJECTION TO VOTE - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair determined that an insufficient number of Members having arisen, the demand for a recorded vote was refused. Mr. Massie made a point of order that a quorum was not present and the Chair counted for a quorum. Subsequently, the Chair announced that a quorum was present. 03/27/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 03/27/2020
Presented to President. 03/27/2020
Presented to President. 03/27/2020
Signed by President. 03/27/2020
Signed by President. 03/27/2020
Became Public Law No: 116-136. 03/27/2020
Became Public Law No: 116-136. 03/27/2020
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection. 03/31/2020

Bill Text
03/27/2020 - HR 748 (Enrolled+Bill) 03/25/2020 - HR 748 (Engrossed+Amendment+Senate)

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    Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
    U.S. Representative

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