House Republicans are about to announce a plan to force a vote on a resolution that would require the Senate health-care bill to be subject to a true roll-call vote. Republican leadership believe that if the House were to pass the resolution, it would mean the death of Speaker Pelosi’s Slaughter plan.
Here is the likely text:
H. RES. __
Ensuring an up or down vote on certain health care legislation.
Resolved, That the Committee on Rules may not report a rule or order that provides for disposition of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3590, an Act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, unless such rule or order provides for—
(1) at least one hour of debate, equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader, or their designees; and