H.R. 3313 - MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT OF 2004

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 7 to 3 on Wednesday, July 21, 2004.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, July 22, 2004
MANAGERS: MYRICK/MCGOVERN
108th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 3313 - MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT OF 2004

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides 90 minutes of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Provides that the amendment in the nature of the substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.

4. 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 to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3313) to amend title 28, United States Code, to limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under the Defense of Marriage Act. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The amendment in the nature of a substitute 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) 90 minutes of debate on the bill, as amended, 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.