H.Res. 687: H.R. 1206 – No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act; H.R. 4885 – IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, April 18, 2016.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-173 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-173 on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Stivers

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 687

Report No. 114-502

 

H.R. 1206 - No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act

H.R. 4885 - IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 1206.
  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.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-47 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. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which 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 amendment printed in the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. Closed rule for H.R. 4885.
  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 an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of "the text of Rules Committee Print 114-50 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 upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1206) to prohibit the hiring of additional Internal Revenue Service employees until the Secretary of the Treasury certifies that no employee of the Internal Revenue Service has a seriously delinquent tax debt. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-47 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; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question; and (3) 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. 4885) to require that user fees collected by the Internal Revenue Service be deposited into the general fund of the Treasury. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-50 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.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 1206 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

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Description

Debate Time

1. Grayson (FL)

5

Adds a level of confidentiality by limiting the information furnished under this act to only be used for the purposes of this act and further provides that the information produced wouldn't be published in any form in which any particular individual can be identified nor can this information be made available to anyone outside of Internal Revenue Service.

(10 minutes)