H.J. Res. 96 - Proposing a Tax Limitation Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 11, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 12, 2002.
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/FROST
107th Congress
2nd Session

H.J. Res. 96 - Proposing a Tax Limitation Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

1. Modified closed rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Provides for an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record if offered by the Minority Leader or his designee, which shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

4. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 96) proposing a tax limitation amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The joint resolution shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution and any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; (2) an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by the Minority Leader or his designee, which shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.