H. Res. 941: H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Wednesday December 2, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-192 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-187 on Thursday, December 3, 2009. 

MANAGERS: Polis/Diaz-Balart

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 941

[Report No. 111-350]

 

 

H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009

1.

Closed rule.

2.

Provides one hour of 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 except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

4.

Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5.

Provides that all points of order against provisions of the bill are waived.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

6.

Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7.

Provides that in the engrossment of H.R. 4154, the Clerk shall add the text of H.R. 2920, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 4154.

 

RESOLUTION

 

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4154) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the new carryover basis rules in order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit from repeal, to retain the estate tax with a $3,500,000 exemption, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. 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 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.

Sec. 2. In the engrossment of H.R. 4154, the Clerk shall --
(a) add the text of H.R. 2920, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 4154;
(b) conform the title of H.R. 4154 to reflect the addition to the engrossment of the text of H.R. 2920;
(c) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and
(d) conform provisions for short titles within the engrossment.