H.R. 1691 - Religious Liberty Protection Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, July 15, 1999.
MANAGERS: MYRICK/HALL
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 245
[Report No. 106-229]

H.R. 1691 - RELIGIOUS LIBERTY PROTECTION ACT

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate to be equally divided between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order an amendment in the nature of a substitute if printed in the Congressional Record, if offered by Representative Conyers of Michigan or his designee, debatable for one hour equally divided between the proponent and an opponent.

5. 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 without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1691) to protect religious liberty. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The amendment recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. 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 on the bill, as amended, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; (2) a further amendment printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by Representative Conyers of Michigan 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.