H.Res. 364: H.R. 1592 – Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday May 2, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 213-199 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 217-196 on Thursday, May 3, 2007.

MANAGERS: MCGOVERN/HASTINGS(WA)

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES.  364

[Report No. 110-120]

 

 

H.R. 1592 – Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on the Judiciary.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of Rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, modified by the amendment printed in the report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker. 

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1592) to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, 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 amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment 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 the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 1592 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

The amendment would (1) strike section 2 (relating to findings); (2) in section 3(b)(3)(C)(iii), strike "victim services" and insert "violence recovery service"; (3) in section 5 (as redesignated) strike reference to "Department of the Treasury" as it pertains to authorization of sums necessary; (4) strike section 8 (relating to study of juvenile hate crimes by U.S. Sentencing Commission); and strike section 9 (relating to amendment of Hate Crimes Statistics Act).

 Text of Amendment Considered as Adopted