H. Res. 694: H.R. 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-189 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-190 on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cheney

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 694

Report No. 115-519

 

H.R. 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection 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 bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit.
  7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from January 22, 2018, through January 26, 2018: 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. 4712) to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any 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.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day during the period from January 22, 2018, through January 26, 2018-

(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.