H. Res. 1721 - Senate amendment to H.R. 1722 - Telework Improvements Act of 2010

  COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 235-171 AFTER AFREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-171 on Thursday, November 18, 2010.

MANAGERS: Arcuri/Foxx

111th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 1721

[Report No. 111-657]

 

 Senate amendment to H.R. 1722 - Telework Improvements Act of 2010

1.         Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1722.

2.         Makes in order a motion by the chair of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that the House concur in the Senate amendment.

3.         Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

4.         Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.

5.         Provides that the Senate amendment shall be considered as read.

6.         Provides that measures may be considered under suspension of the rules at any time through the legislative day of November 19, 2010.  The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section. 
                                                                                               

RESOLUTION

                        Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 1722) to require the head of each executive agency to establish and implement a policy under which employees shall be authorized to telework, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment. The Senate amendment shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of November 19, 2010, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.