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Health Care Bill Amendments by CBCers

WAYS AND MEANS
Charlie Rangel – This whole thing is Charlie. “Chairman’s amendment,” can be found here.
John Lewis – No amendments offered. Markup complete.
Kendrick Meek – Checking…. Markup complete.
Artur Davis – Davis offered an amendment regarding small business … checking for details … Markup complete.
Danny Davis – No amendments offered. Markup complete.

EDUCATION AND LABOR
Don Payne – No amendments offered. Markup complete.
Bobby Scott – Amendment #5 regarding preventative health coverage of children, passed 32 to 17. Reads: “Well baby and well child care and early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment services (as defined in section 1905(r) of the Social Security Act) at least for children under 21 years of age.”
Yvette Clarke – (joined by Kilili Sablan and Pedro Pierluisi) Amendment #26, passed by voice vote, regarding a sense of the Congress that, “the reforms made by H.R. 3200, as introduced, must be strengthened to meaningfully address the health care needs of residents of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Congress is committed to working with the representatives of these territories to ensure that residents of these territories have access to high-quality and affordable health care…”
Marcia Fudge – (joined by Dina Titus) Amendment #12, passed 28 to 18, on a topic everyone is fixated on: The health care bill’s effect on small business. Amendment calls for a commisioner to provide info to small business on the new health care plan. Establishes the definition of “small” employers as “less than 100 employees.” Calls for the “distribution of information to small employers with respect to the enrollment and selection process for health plans available under the Health Insurance Exchange…”

ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Bobby Rush – No amendments offered yet. Markup continues…
Donna Christian-Christensen – No amendments offered yet. Markup continues…
G.K. Butterfield – No amendments offered yet. Markup continues…