H. Res. 533: H.R. 2824 – Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act; H.R. 2792 - Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-2 on Monday, September 25, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-190 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-189 on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Burgess

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 533

Report No. 115-331

 

H.R. 2824 -Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act

H.R. 2792- Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 2824.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-33 and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  6. Makes in order only the further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. Closed rule for H.R. 2792.
  10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  12. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  14. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  15. Section 3 directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 2824, add the text of H.R. 2792 as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 2824 and make conforming modifications in the engrossment.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2824) to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-33. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 2792) to amend the Social Security Act to make certain revisions to provisions limiting payment of benefits to fugitive felons under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means 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 intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. In the engrossment of H.R. 2824 the Clerk shall–

(a) add the text of H.R. 2792, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 2824;

(b) conform the title of H.R. 2824 to reflect the addition of H.R. 2792, as passed by the House, to the engrossment;

(c) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and

(d) conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the engrossment.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2824 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1. Smith, Adrian (NE)

#5

Allows states to take into account staffing, community resource, and other requirements when determining how to operate at least one home visiting model in communities in need of services.

(10 minutes)

2. Pascrell (NJ)

#2

Maintains MIECHV's current focus of funding evidence based home visiting programs that strengthen families to make kids healthier, safer, and more ready to learn when they start school by striking the provision in the bill that would add "increasing employment and earnings" to the program's measured outcomes.

(10 minutes)

3. DelBene (WA), O'Halleran (AZ)

#3

Eliminates the bill's matching requirement for tribal home visiting programs.

(10 minutes)

4. Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Gonzalez-Colon (PR)

#7

Requires HRSA, to the extent it continues to allocate Home Visiting funding to states and territories based in whole or in part on the relative share of families with young children living at or below the federal poverty line in each state and territory, to utilize the most accurate federal data available for each jurisdiction.

(10 minutes)