H.R. 2300 - The Academic Achievement for All Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, October 20, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 214-201 on Thursday, October 21, 1999.
MANAGERS: PRYCE/MOAKLEY
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 338
[Report No. 106-408]

H.R. 2300 - The Academic Achievement for All Act

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

3. Makes in order the Committee on Education and the Workforce amendment in the nature of a substitute now printed in the bill as an original bill for purpose of amendment, modified by the amendments printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution.

4. Waives clause 4 of rule XXI (prohibiting appropriations in legislative bills) against the amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified.

5. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, which 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.

6. 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.

7. 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. 2300) to allow a State to combine certain funds to improve the academic achievement of all its students. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. 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 Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill, modified by the amendments printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. Points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute for failure to comply with clause 4 of rule XXI are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules. 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. 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 amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. 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)

Part A - Amendments Modifying the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

Castle Amendment | Goodling Amendment #2 |

Part B - Amendments Made in Order

Goodling Amendment #1 | Fattah Amendment |