H. Res. 1495: H.R. 5618 - Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-189 on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

MANAGERS: Cardoza/Foxx

111th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 1495

[Report No. 111-519]

 

H.R. 5618 - Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010

1.         Closed rule.

2.         Provides 1 hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3.         Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

4.         The amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted. 

5.         Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

6.         Provides that all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

7.         Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

8.         Waives clause 6(a) of Rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. Applies the waiver to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 3, 2010.                   

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5618) to continue Federal unemployment programs. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 3, 2010.                                                          

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

            The amendment would prevent payment of emergency unemployment compensation benefits to known or suspected terrorists, individuals convicted of sex offenses against minors, and unauthorized aliens.

 Text of the Amendment