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H.Res.5 Adopting rules for the One Hundred Eleventh Congress., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 06, 2009 H. Res.5 provides one hour of debate each for H.R. 11 and H.R. 12. Both bills are to be considered in the House. Both H.R. 11 and H.R. 12 are considered read and are closed to amendments. After passage of both H.R. 11 and H.R. 12, the text of H.R. 12 shall be appended at the end of H.R. 11 as new matter and H.R. 12 shall be laid on the table.

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    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "H. Res.5 provides one hour of debate each for H.R. 11 and H.R. 12. Both bills are to be considered in the House. Both H.R. 11 and H.R. 12 are considered read and are closed to amendments. After passage of both H.R. 11 and H.R. 12, the text of H.R. 12 shall be appended at the end of H.R. 11 as new matter and H.R. 12 shall be laid on the table." on Jan 06, 2009
  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on January 06, 2009, with a roll call of 242 ayes, 181 nays, and 7 not voting.

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  • 54% of users support H.Res.5

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    • On January 10, 2009, by zjfelling - Surprisingly, as much as I dislike Barney Frank, during the debate over the motion to recommit promptly, he made a lot of sense. So, my objections to the rules package are limited to the abolishing of term limits on chairs of committees, the removal of the medicare trigger, and the rule that lobbyists can't attend the same exercise facilities as congressmen. I voted yes because I can definitely understand the removal of term limits because the best man for the job should be selected not because someone has exceeded the limit. The other two complaints, well, that's where we need to learn to compromise instead of only engaging in partisan bickering (i.e. David Dreier).

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      As noted by zjfelling, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 10, 2009, "Surprisingly, as much as I dislike Barney Frank, during the debate over the motion to recommit promptly, he made a lot of sense. So, my objections to the rules package are limited to the abolishing of term limits on chairs of committees, the removal of the medicare trigger, and the rule that lobbyists can't attend the same exercise facilities as congressmen. I voted yes because I can definitely understand the removal of term limits because the best man for the job should be selected not because someone has exceeded the limit. The other two complaints, well, that's where we need to learn to compromise instead of only engaging in partisan bickering (i.e. David Dreier)."
    • On January 09, 2009, by stevesharris - Those this bill will likely expedite the passing of legislation I am in favor of, the changes to the "motion to recommit" may have long lasting implications both in terms of the transparency of debate, debate content and the eventual results. I do favor the changes for "gender neutrality", but they are still just symantics for most intents and purposes. The removal of the "Medicare Trigger" could be a blessing or a curse. I'm anxious to see if we can make this a mute point through overall healthcare reform.

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      As noted by stevesharris, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 09, 2009, "Those this bill will likely expedite the passing of legislation I am in favor of, the changes to the "motion to recommit" may have long lasting implications both in terms of the transparency of debate, debate content and the eventual results. I do favor the changes for "gender neutrality", but they are still just symantics for most intents and purposes. The removal of the "Medicare Trigger" could be a blessing or a curse. I'm anxious to see if we can make this a mute point through overall healthcare reform. "

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    • Republicans Begin Medical Liability Reform Effort - OpenCongress - May 10, 2011 by Donny Shaw - Their bill, the “Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare Act,” is scheduled for an Energy and Commerce Committee mark-up to begin this afternoon and be continued tomorrow morning. Below is a quick summery of what's the ... Supporter

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      As noted by Donny Shaw on May 10, 2011, "Their bill, the “Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare Act,” is scheduled for an Energy and Commerce Committee mark-up to begin this afternoon and be continued tomorrow morning. Below is a quick summery of what's the ... Supporter" (http://www.opencongress.org/articles/view/2285-Republicans-Begin-Medical-Liability-Reform-Effort)
    • H.R.1745: Jobs, Opportunity, Benefits, and Services ... - OpenCongress - May 04, 2011 by opencongress.org - CBO : HR1745, HR1540, HR1425, S739, HR829, HR1667, HR1315, HR5 ... •Cost Estimate for H.R. 1745, Jobs, Opportunity, Benefits, and Services Act of 2011. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House ... -

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 04, 2011, "CBO : HR1745, HR1540, HR1425, S739, HR829, HR1667, HR1315, HR5 ... •Cost Estimate for H.R. 1745, Jobs, Opportunity, Benefits, and Services Act of 2011. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House ... - " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1745/show)
    • H.R.1409: Quality Health Care Coalition Act of ... - OpenCongress - April 06, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 06, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2011 as introduced. Official: To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care " (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1409/show&sa=U&ei=gKyNT7O_OqOO2wWY6bXwCw&ved=0CDsQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGIFIGACwWoDF0yDcALBQPCQgkAyA)

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    • Getting Ready for the New Congress - January 02, 2011 by OpenCongress - ...do not wish to be public. The Ratings Filter allows you to determine how many user comments to view on pages here on OpenCongress. Setting the filter higher (towards 10) allows you to see only the comments rated "most helpful" by users, while setting th

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      As noted by OpenCongress on January 02, 2011, "...do not wish to be public. The Ratings Filter allows you to determine how many user comments to view on pages here on OpenCongress. Setting the filter higher (towards 10) allows you to see only the comments rated "most helpful" by users, while setting th" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCongressCongressGossipBlog/~3/FAk3rLpDrmo/2153-Getting-Ready-for-the-New-Congress)
    • Area Votes in Congress - January 10, 2009 by Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - The House voted 242-181 to adopt its operating rules (H Res 5) for the 111th Congress. Republicans objected to the package mainly over its limits on the use ...

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      As noted by Philadelphia Inquirer, PA on January 10, 2009, "The House voted 242-181 to adopt its operating rules (H Res 5) for the 111th Congress. Republicans objected to the package mainly over its limits on the use ..." (http://www.philly.com/inquirer/world_us/20090111_Area_Votes_in_Congress.html)
    • ‘Jaw-Dropping’ $1.2 Trillion Deficit Projected This Year - January 06, 2009 by CQPolitics.com, DC - PAYGO, which was eased somewhat in the House rules package ( H Res 5 ) adopted Tuesday, is intended to prevent deficits from getting worse. ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com, DC on January 06, 2009, "PAYGO, which was eased somewhat in the House rules package ( H Res 5 ) adopted Tuesday, is intended to prevent deficits from getting worse. ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=1&docID=news-000003004092)
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