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April 14, 2011

House Votes - H.R. 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal

H.Res. 219: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1217

On Ordering the Previous Question
Passed by 56 votes: 238-182, 12 not voting

On Passage
Passed by 57 votes: 237-180, 15 not voting


H.R. 1217: To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal provisions establishing and appropriating funds to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (a Fund to provide for expanded and sustained national investment in prevention and public health programs to improve health and help restrain the rate of growth in private and public sector health care costs). Rescinds any unobligated balanced appropriated to such Fund.

Amendments

H.Amdt. 254 by Rep. Castor [D-FL11]
An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 112-61 to require the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct a study of the impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on preventing chronic diseases and promoting health.
Failed by 51 votes: 187-237, 8 not voting

H.Amdt. 255 by Rep. Castor [D-FL11]
An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 112-61 to require the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct a study of the economic impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on states and communities.
Failed by 51 votes: 188-238, 6 not voting


On Motion to Recommit with Instructions
Failed by 46 votes: 189-234, 9 not voting

On Passage
Passed by 53 votes: 236-183, 13 not voting


House votes to kill another piece of Obama's healthcare reform law
The House voted to end part of the healthcare reform law after President Obama promised to veto the bill.

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