H. Res. 954: H.R. 4760 — Securing America's Future Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-3 on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-195 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-190 on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

MANAGERS: Torres/Burgess

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 954

Report No. 115-772

 

H.R. 4 760 - Securing America's Future Act of 2018

  1. Closed rule for H.R. 4760.
  2. Provides one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Homeland Security.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4 760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution 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, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Homeland Security; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

#

Description

  1. Goodlatte (VA)

#15

Improves the “H-2C” agricultural guestworker program created by the bill by, among other things, streamlining the process by which unlawfully-present farmworkers can become H-2C workers and more quickly implementing the at-will component of the H-2C program. In addition, the amendment removes the bill’s reference to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

  1. McCaul (TX)

#16

Corrects a drafting error in the underlying bill.