H. Res. 186: H.R. 471 - Scholarships for Opportunity & Results Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-2 on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 235-178 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORDED VOTE OF 237-182 on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Hastings/Bishop

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 186

[Report No. 112-45]

 

 

H.R. 471 - Scholarships for Opportunity & Results Act

1. Structured rule.

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

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.  

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

6. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. 

7. Makes in order the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution, if offered by Delegate Norton of the District of Columbia or her designee, which shall be considered as read, and shall be debatable for 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

8. Waives all ponts of order against the amendment printed in the report.

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

Resolution

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 471) to reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived.  The amendment recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform now printed in the bill 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, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without interventing motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; (2) the further amendment printed printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Delegate Norton of the District of Columbia or her designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be debatable for 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER
(summary derived from information provided by the sponsor)

Sponsor                   # Description                                                                                   Debate Time

Norton (DC)          #1 Would redirect the religious and other private school voucher       (40 minutes)
                              funding to District of Columbia public schools and District of
                              Columbia public charter schools