H.R. 1259 - Social Security And Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act Of 1999

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 24, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223 - 205 on Wednesday, May 26, 1999.
MANAGERS: LINDER/MOAKLEY
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 186
[Report No. 106-160]

H.R. 1259 - SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE SAFE DEPOSIT BOX ACT OF 1999

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides 2 hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairmen and ranking minority members of the Committees on the Budget, Rules, and Ways and Means.

3. Provides that the bill be considered as read.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in section 2 of the resolution be considered as adopted.

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

 

---------

RESOLUTION

 

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1259) to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to protect Social Security surpluses through strengthened budgetary enforcement mechanisms. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The amendment specified in section 2 of this resolution shall be considered as adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate equally divided and controlled among the chairmen and ranking minority members of the Committees on the Budget, Rules, and Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. The amendment considered as adopted is as follows: page 3, line 13, strike "cause or increase'' and insert "set forth".