H. Res. 635: H.R. 4182 – Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017; H.R. 1699 – Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 6-3 on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-186 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-189 on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Woodall

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 635

Report No. 115-430

 

H.R. 4182- Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017

H.R. 1699- Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 4182.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  6. Makes in order only those 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. 1699.
  10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.
  11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-42 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.

 

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. 4182) to amend title 5, United States Code, to modify probationary periods with respect to positions within the competitive service and the Senior Executive Service, and for other purposes. 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 Oversight and Government Reform. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. No amendment to the bill 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. 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. 1699) to amend the Truth in Lending Act to modify the definitions of a mortgage originator and a high-cost mortgage, to amend the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to modify the definition of a loan originator, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-42 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 Financial Services; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 4182 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1.Hastings, Alcee (FL)

#5

Exempts alumni of the PeaceCorps, AmeriCorps, and other national service programs under the Corporation for National and Community Service from the two year probationary period.

(10   inutes)

2.Johnson Hank (GA)

#3

Requires that an individual in a probationary period receive written performance feedback every 180 days during such probationary period that includes notification of whether such individual is making satisfactory or unsatisfactory progress towards meeting any requirements for which notice is required under paragraph (2).

(10   inutes)

3.Gianforte (MT)

#2

Provides additional notification to supervisor with 1 year, 6 months, 3 months and 30 days of remaining probationary period.

(10   inutes)

4.Connolly (VA)

#1

Revised Strikes the provisions of the bill and replaces it with a study and report by the Comptroller General of the United States. The study and report will be on those agencies that have lengthened the employee probationary period from 1 to 2 years, and any impact of an existing 2 year probationary period at the agency.

(10 minutes)