H.R. 1802 - Foster Care Independence Act of 1999

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, June 24, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Friday, June 25, 1999.
MANAGERS: PRYCE/HALL
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 221
[Report No. 106-199]

H.R. 1802 - FOSTER CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 1999

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Provides 20 minutes of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Commerce.

4. Waives clause 401(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (prohibiting consideration of legislation providing new entitlement authority which becomes effective during the current fiscal year) against consideration of the bill.

5. Makes in order as an original bill for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means.

6. Waives clause 401(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 against consideration of the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

7. Provides for consideration of only the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.

8. Provides that the amendments will be considered only in the order specified in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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.

9. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

10. Allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to postpone votes during consideration of the bill, and to reduce voting time to five minutes on a postponed question if the vote follows a fifteen minute vote.

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

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1802) to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. Points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with section 401(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed 80 minutes, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Commerce. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. Points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute for failure to comply with section 401(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. No amendment to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against the amendments printed in the report are waived. The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may: (1) postpone until a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment; and (2) reduce to five minutes the minimum time for electronic voting on any postponed question that follows another electronic vote without intervening business, provided that the minimum time for electronic voting on the first in any series of questions shall be 15 minutes. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

Summary of Amendments Made in Order

Text of Amendments Made in Order (In PDF. Format)

Johnson (CT) Amendment | Thompson (CA) Amendment | Buyer Amendment