H. Res. 384: S. 365 - To make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (Budget Control Act of 2011)

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, August 1, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 249-178 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 242-184 on August 1, 2011.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Dreier

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 384

[Report No. 112-190]

 

S. 365 - To make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (Budget Control Act of 2011)

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules, 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means, and 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.

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

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

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

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (8. 365) to make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute 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, with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules, 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means, and 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

The amendment in the nature of a substitute would strike all after the enacting clause and insert a new matter consisting of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA). The BCA would: establish ten year discretionary spending caps; provide for the passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution; create a joint committee of Congress charged with making legislative recommendations to achieve additional spending reductions; increase the debt limit pursuant to a resolution of disapproval and sequestration procedures; establish expedited procedures for consideration of a resolution of disapproval and for consideration of the joint committee's recommendations; and make changes to the Pell Grant program.

Text of the Amendment