H. Res. 383: S. 627- Faster FOIA Act of 2011 (Budget Control Act of 2011)

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Friday, July 29, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-187 on July 29, 2011.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Dreier

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 383

[Report No. 112-187]

 

S. 627- Faster FOIA Act of 2011 (Budget Control Act of 2011)

1. Provides for further consideration of S. 627.

2. Provides that upon adoption of the resolution the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That during further consideration of the bill (S. 627) to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays, as amended, pursuant to House Resolution 375, the further amendment printed in the report ·of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted.

SUMMARY OF AN AMENDMENT TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Would specify that, before the President can request the second increase in the debt limit, the Joint Committe established by the underlying bill must produce spending cuts larger than the requested increase and a Balanced Budget Amendment must be sent to the states for ratification.

Text of the Amendment