H. Res. 502: Disposition of Senate amendments to H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011; H. Res. 501 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding any final measure to extend the payroll tax holiday, extend Fed

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Monday, December 19, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-187, 1 Present AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-187, 1 Present on December 20, 2011.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Scott

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 502

[Report No. 112-335]

 

Disposition of Senate amendments to H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011

H. Res. 501 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding any final measure to extend the payroll tax holiday, extend Federally funded unemployment insurance benefits, or prevent decreases in reimbursement for physicians who provide care to Medicare beneficiaries.

1. Section 1 of the rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 3630 and request a conference with the Senate thereon without question of consideration.

2. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

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

4. Section 2 provides a closed rule for H. Res. 501 without question of consideration.

5. Waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution and provides that it shall be considered as read.

6. Waives all points of order against provisions in the resolution.

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

8. Section 3 of the rule provides that during consideration of a motion to instruct conferees pending their appointment to a conference on H.R. 3630, the previous question shall be considered as ordered to its adoption without intervening motion except one hour of debate under clause 7(b) of rule XXII. Such motion shall be considered as read and shall not be subject to any question of consideration.

9. Section 4 of the rule provides that during consideration of a motion specified in section 1 or 3 of this resolution, the Chair may--- (a) notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, postpone further consideration of the motion to such time as may be designated by the Speaker as though under clause 1(c) of rule XIX; and (b) postpone the question of adoption of the motion as though under clause 8 of rule XX.

10. Section 5 of the rule provides that 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 January 17, 2012.

11. Section 6 of the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of January 15, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause l(c) of rule XV.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order, without intervention of any point of order or question of consideration, to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 3630) to provide incentives for the creation of jobs, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendments thereto, and to consider in the House a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments and request a conference with the Senate thereon. The Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion except one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order, without intervention of any point of order or question of consideration, to consider in the House the resolution (H. Res. 50 1) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding any final measure to extend the payroll tax holiday, extend Federally funded unemployment insurance benefits, or prevent decreases in reimbursement for physicians who provide care to Medicare beneficiaries. The resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the resolution and preamble to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question except one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sec. 3. During consideration of a rriotion to instruct conferees pending their appointment to a conference on H.R. 3630, the previous question shall be considered as ordered to its adoption without intervening motion except one hour of debate under clause 7(b) of rule XXII. Such motion shall be considered as read and shan·not be subject to any question of consideration.

Sec. 4. During consideration of a. motion specified in the first section of this resolution or section 3 of this resolution, the chair may --- (a) notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, postpone further consideration of the motion to such time as may be designated by the Speaker as though under clause l(c) of rule XIX; and (b) postpone the question of adoption of the motion as though under clause 8 of rule XX.

Sec. 5. 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 January 17, 2012.

Sec. 6. It shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of January 15, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause l(c) of rule XV.