H.R. 3081 - the Wage and Employment Growth Act of 1999 H.R. 3846 - a Bill to Increase the Minimum Wage

FLOOR ACTION: AMENDMENT TO THE RULE ADOPTED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT
ADOPTED 214-211
ON ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION 216-208
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/MOAKLEY
106th Congress
2nd Session

Wednesday, March 8, 2000
H. RES. 434
[Report No. 106-516]

H.R. 3081 ? the Wage and Employment Growth Act of 1999
H.R. 3846 ? a Bill to Increase the Minimum Wage

1. Provides for consideration of H.R. 3081 in the House under a closed rule without intervention of any point of order.

2. Provides that the bill be considered as read and that, in lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, the text of H.R. 3832 shall be considered as adopted.

3. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

4. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 3081, with or without instructions.

5. Provides for consideration of H.R. 3846 in the House under a modified closed rule.

6. Provides that the bill be considered as read and for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

7. Provides for consideration of the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, except those arising under section 425 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (prohibiting consideration of legislation containing certain unfunded mandates).

8. Provides that the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution may only be offered by the Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

9. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 3846, with or without instructions.

10. Provides that in the engrossment of H.R. 3081, the clerk shall add the text of H.R. 3846, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 3081, after which H.R. 3846 shall be laid on the table.

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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. 3081) to increase the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax benefits for small businesses, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the the text of H.R. 3832 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 on the bill, as amended, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3846) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the minimum wage, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and any amendment thereto 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 Education and the Workforce; (2) the amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order (except those arising under section 425 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974) and 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, and shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. (a) In the engrossment of H.R. 3081, the Clerk shall --

(1) await the disposition of H.R. 3846;

(2) add the text of H.R. 3846, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 3081;

(3) conform the title of H.R. 3081 to reflect the addition of the text of H.R. 3846 to the engrossment;

(4) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and

(5) conform provisions for short titles within the engrossment.

(b) Upon the addition of the text of H.R. 3846 to the engrossment of H.R. 3081, H.R. 3846 shall be laid on the table.


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