H.R. 3963 - To Amend Title XXI of the Social Security Act to Extend and Improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for Other Purpo

Children, SCHIP, health insurance, medical care, health care - Health policy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The president has vetoed the bill. 
Amendments:
8 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on November 1, 2007.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 64 voted NO: 30
6 voted present/not voting

To Amend Title XXI of the Social Security Act to Extend and Improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for Other Purpo

H.R. 3963 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
Children, SCHIP, health insurance, medical care, health care
Summary
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • SCHIP Extension bill
  • Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
  • Support for Injured Servicemembers Act
  • Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
  • Support for Injured Servicemembers Act
  • Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
  • Support for Injured Servicemembers Act
Sponsor
John Dingell
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health policy
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  • Federal aid to child health services
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Major Actions
Introduced10/24/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (8 proposed)
Passed House10/25/2007
Passed Senate11/01/2007
Vetoed by President12/12/2007
Vetoed by Governor12/12/2007
Vetoed by Governor12/12/2007
Failed passage in House1/23/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act10/25/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the House
164 voted YES 242 voted NO 26 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act10/25/2007This bill PASSED the House
265 voted YES 142 voted NO 26 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.396310/31/2007This motion PASSED the Senate
62 voted YES 33 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.396311/01/2007This motion PASSED the Senate
65 voted YES 30 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R.396311/01/2007This bill PASSED the Senate
64 voted YES 30 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn motion to postpone consideration of the veto message: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act12/13/2007This motion PASSED the House
211 voted YES 180 voted NO 40 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Ordering the Previous Question: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement1/23/2008This motion PASSED the House
217 voted YES 195 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement1/23/2008This bill DID NOT PASS the House
260 voted YES 152 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/24/2007
10/24/2007Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
10/24/2007Referred to House Energy and Commerce
10/24/2007Referred to House Ways and Means
10/24/2007Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
10/24/2007Referred to House House Administration
10/24/2007Referred to House Education and Labor
10/25/2007Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 774 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3963 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
10/25/2007Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
10/25/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
10/25/2007Rule H. Res. 774 passed House.
10/25/2007Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 774.
10/25/2007Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3963 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
10/25/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3963.
10/25/2007The previous question was ordered without objection.
10/25/2007Mr. Barton (TX) moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
10/25/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton (TX) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments.
10/25/2007The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
select this voteVote10/25/2007On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage10/25/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
Put on a legislative calendar10/26/2007Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 450.
10/26/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure in Senate.
10/26/2007Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
10/26/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
10/31/2007Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote10/31/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.3963
Presented to President11/01/2007Cleared for White House.
11/01/2007Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
11/01/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate.
11/01/2007Measure laid before Senate by motion.
11/01/2007Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate.
11/01/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
select this voteVote11/01/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.3963
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/01/2007On Passage - Senate - H.R.3963
11/14/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
Presented to President11/30/2007Presented to President.
Vetoed12/12/2007Vetoed by President.
12/12/2007The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
12/12/2007Mr. Hoyer moved to postpone consideration of the veto message until Jan. 23, 2008.
12/12/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to postpone consideration of the President's veto message to accompany H.R. 3963.
12/13/2007The previous question on the motion to postpone consideration of the veto message was ordered without objection.
select this voteVote12/13/2007On motion to postpone consideration of the veto message: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
1/23/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 3963, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
1/23/2008The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
1/23/2008Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means. Agreed to without objection.
1/23/2008In House, veto referred to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means
select this voteVote1/23/2008On Ordering the Previous Question: H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage1/23/2008Veto Override - House - H.R. 3963 Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 3491DeMint, Jim [R-SC]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3492DeMint, Jim [R-SC]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3493DeMint, Jim [R-SC]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3494DeMint, Jim [R-SC]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3495DeMint, Jim [R-SC]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3496Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]October 31, 2007Offered on October 30, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3497Allard, Wayne [R-CO]November 1, 2007Offered on October 31, 2007.

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S. Amdt. 3498Vitter, David [R-LA]November 1, 2007Offered on October 31, 2007.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

3.4 times as much
$13,914
$9,918
$15,937
$6,866
$14,085
YES$60,720
$3,332
$4,713
$8,854
$842
$67
NO$17,807

opposed this bill

Republican/Conservative [About]
Tobacco & Tobacco products [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$48,182
$10,266
YES$58,448
4.4 times as much
$222,005
$33,293
NO$255,298
5 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007: On Passage - Senate - H.R.3963

5 organizations supported this bill

American Nurses Association
(n.d.). ANA Urges Nurses to Support Health Care Coverage for Children. Retrieved n.d., from .
Catholic Health Association of the United States
(n.d.). Letter to Congress. Retrieved October 26, 2007, from .
League of United Latin American Citizens
(n.d.). LULAC President Calls For Support On New SCHIP Bill.. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). Tell Congress: Stand up for Vulnerable Children – Override the President’s Veto of Children’s Health Funding. Retrieved n.d., from .
School Social Work Association of America
(n.d.). A Revised Bipartisan Children’s Health Bill That STILL Covers 10 Million Children. Retrieved n.d., from .

2 organizations opposed this bill

Heritage Foundation
(2007, September 29). The Revised SCHIP Bill: Still Bad Health Policy. Retrieved October 30, 2007, from .
R.j. Reynolds Tobacco Company
(n.d.). Attention Smokers Support the President's Veto of Higher Taxes. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$54,990$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$68,950$145,033Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000No
John BarrassoRWY$11,500$23,900No
Max BaucusDMT$161,000$80,153Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$67,300$7,250Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$19,345No
Joe BidenDDE$30,250$11,200Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$57,750$3,000Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$37,799$150,358Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$97,200$4,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$115,672$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$69,773No
Jim BunningRKY$6,250$143,778No
Richard BurrRNC$7,950$469,131No
Robert ByrdDWV$29,400$500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$48,650$6,250Yes
Ben CardinDMD$87,700$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$26,830$4,500Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$113,775$2,300Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$54,250$647,698No
Hillary ClintonDNY$276,204$28,250Not Voting
Tom CoburnROK$8,500$501,953No
William Thad CochranRMS$4,800$34,200No
Norm ColemanRMN$30,219$750,471Yes
Susan CollinsRME$31,750$154,533Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$66,800$9,400Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$44,100$224,101Yes
John CornynRTX$46,050$468,204No
Larry CraigRID$0$4,000No
Mike CrapoRID$13,000$19,523No
Jim DeMintRSC$7,650$593,489No
Chris DoddDCT$39,350$40,700Not Voting
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,590$832,551No
Pete DomeniciRNM$4,500$34,200Yes
Byron DorganDND$50,550$7,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$90,300$9,000Yes
John EnsignRNV$17,500$111,925No
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$8,250No
Russ FeingoldDWI$65,000$2,250Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,450$2,000Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$43,762$81,000No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$86,200$112,102Yes
Judd GreggRNH$16,000$37,873No
Chuck HagelRNE$0$5,500No
Tom HarkinDIA$86,130$12,000Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$38,250$84,216Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$10,300$249,226Yes
Jim InhofeROK$6,000$171,925No
Dan InouyeDHI$72,001$4,250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,950$172,316No
Tim JohnsonDSD$52,398$2,600Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$55,650$7,500Yes
John KerryDMA$61,000$10,000Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,935$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$500$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$49,850$462,817No
Mary LandrieuDLA$84,498$5,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$30,200$39,400Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$16,500$250Yes
Carl LevinDMI$52,821$4,600Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$84,200$11,600Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$109,599$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$18,100$61,800No
Dick LugarRIN$33,800$5,000Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$26,500$418,638No
John McCainRAZ$8,500$39,975Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$96,870$6,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$69,450$658,733No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,720$15,600Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$85,500$1,000Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$31,750$111,722Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$80,900$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$63,250$40,750Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$63,300$36,250Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$135,925$1,000Not Voting
Mark PryorDAR$38,850$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,490$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$80,450$40,500Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,150$186,449Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$60,050$13,000Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$79,400$3,250Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$38,550$1,000Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$61,700$29,490Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$200$93,670No
Richard ShelbyRAL$10,000$63,800No
Gordon SmithROR$43,500$168,194Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$29,600$46,089Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$219,976$263,881Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$113,150$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$10,900$2,100Yes
John SununuRNH$23,300$617,141Yes
Jon TesterDMT$28,500$1,500Yes
John ThuneRSD$17,380$1,018,141No
David VitterRLA$31,227$326,562No
George VoinovichROH$12,750$135,440No
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000Not Voting
Jim WebbDVA$32,460$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,850$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$56,000$0Not Voting

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$54,990$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$68,950$145,033Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000No
John BarrassoRWY$11,500$23,900No
Max BaucusDMT$161,000$80,153Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$67,300$7,250Yes
Bob BennettRUT$3,000$19,345No
Joe BidenDDE$30,250$11,200Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$57,750$3,000Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$37,799$150,358Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$97,200$4,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$115,672$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$69,773No
Jim BunningRKY$6,250$143,778No
Richard BurrRNC$7,950$469,131No
Robert ByrdDWV$29,400$500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$48,650$6,250Yes
Ben CardinDMD$87,700$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$26,830$4,500Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$113,775$2,300Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$54,250$647,698No
Hillary ClintonDNY$276,204$28,250Not Voting
Tom CoburnROK$8,500$501,953No
William Thad CochranRMS$4,800$34,200No
Norm ColemanRMN$30,219$750,471Yes
Susan CollinsRME$31,750$154,533Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$66,800$9,400Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$44,100$224,101Yes
John CornynRTX$46,050$468,204No
Larry CraigRID$0$4,000No
Mike CrapoRID$13,000$19,523No
Jim DeMintRSC$7,650$593,489No
Chris DoddDCT$39,350$40,700Not Voting
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,590$832,551No
Pete DomeniciRNM$4,500$34,200Yes
Byron DorganDND$50,550$7,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$90,300$9,000Yes
John EnsignRNV$17,500$111,925No
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$8,250No
Russ FeingoldDWI$65,000$2,250Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,450$2,000Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$43,762$81,000No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$86,200$112,102Yes
Judd GreggRNH$16,000$37,873No
Chuck HagelRNE$0$5,500No
Tom HarkinDIA$86,130$12,000Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$38,250$84,216Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$10,300$249,226Yes
Jim InhofeROK$6,000$171,925No
Dan InouyeDHI$72,001$4,250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,950$172,316No
Tim JohnsonDSD$52,398$2,600Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$55,650$7,500Yes
John KerryDMA$61,000$10,000Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,935$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$500$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$49,850$462,817No
Mary LandrieuDLA$84,498$5,000Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$30,200$39,400Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$16,500$250Yes
Carl LevinDMI$52,821$4,600Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$84,200$11,600Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$109,599$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$18,100$61,800No
Dick LugarRIN$33,800$5,000Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$26,500$418,638No
John McCainRAZ$8,500$39,975Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$96,870$6,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$69,450$658,733No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,720$15,600Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$85,500$1,000Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$31,750$111,722Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$80,900$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$63,250$40,750Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$63,300$36,250Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$135,925$1,000Not Voting
Mark PryorDAR$38,850$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,490$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$80,450$40,500Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$19,150$186,449Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$60,050$13,000Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$79,400$3,250Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$38,550$1,000Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$61,700$29,490Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$200$93,670No
Richard ShelbyRAL$10,000$63,800No
Gordon SmithROR$43,500$168,194Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$29,600$46,089Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$219,976$263,881Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$113,150$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$10,900$2,100Yes
John SununuRNH$23,300$617,141Yes
Jon TesterDMT$28,500$1,500Yes
John ThuneRSD$17,380$1,018,141No
David VitterRLA$31,227$326,562No
George VoinovichROH$12,750$135,440No
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000Not Voting
Jim WebbDVA$32,460$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,850$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$56,000$0Not Voting

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health care services$1,375,998
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
Teachers unions$984,365
Nurses$836,160
Welfare & Social Work$530,955

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,783,751
Tobacco & Tobacco products$1,726,768
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