H.Res. 875: H.R. 5719 – Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act and H.R. 3438 – REVIEW Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-181 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 237-171 on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Colins 

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 875

Report No. 114-777

 

H.R. 3438 - REVIEW Act of 2016

H.R. 5719 - Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 3438.
  2. Provides one hour of general 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. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill 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 those 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
  7. to a demand for division of the question. 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. 5719.
  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 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of September 22, 2016, or September 23, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

 

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. 3438) to amend title 5, United States Code, to postpone the effective date of high-impact rules pending judicial review. 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 the Judiciary. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to the committee 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 committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 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. 5719) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of certain equity grants. 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. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of September 22, 2016, or September 23, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 3438 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

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Description

Debate time

1. Cicilline (RI)

2

Exempts from the requirements of the legislation any rule that would reduce the cost of health care for people over the age of 65.

(10 minutes)

2. DelBene (WA)

6

(LATE) Exempts from the bill's requirements rules relating to improving the affordability of higher education.

(10 minutes)