H.R. 333 - Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2001

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED 281-132
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/FROST
107th Congress
1st Session

Wednesday, February 28, 2001

H.R. 333 - Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2001

1. Structured rule.

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

3. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

4. Provides that the amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.

5. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment and shall be considered as read.

6. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill as amended.

7. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.

8. Provides that the amendments made in order 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.

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

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

11. Provides authorization for a motion in the House to go to conference with the Senate on the bill H.R.333.

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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. 333) to amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. No further amendment to the bill shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each such 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 such amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as amended, to the House with such further amendments as may have been adopted. 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.

Sec. 2. Upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.R. 333 with Senate amendments thereto, it shall be in order to consider in the House a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments and request or agree to a conference with the Senate thereon.


AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

Amendments Made in Order Under the Rule (In PDF. Format)