H. Res. 513: H.R. 3697 – Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-3 on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 222-186 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 222-184 on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Collins

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 513

Report No. 115-307

 

H.R. 3697 - Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and 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.
  7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from September 15, 2017, through September 22, 2017: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  8. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3697) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to aliens associated with criminal gangs, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment 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, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day during the period from September 15, 2017, through September 22, 2017- (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and

(b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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Goodlatte (VA)

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Clarifies the burden of proof the federal government must meet to show that an alien is deportable for being a criminal gang member.