H.R. 4019 - To Provide that the Marriage Penalty Relief Provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 Shall be Permanent

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 11, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 385 - 22, on Thursday, June 13, 2002.
MANAGERS: HASTINGS (WA)/McGOVERN
107th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 4019 - To Provide that the Marriage Penalty Relief Provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 Shall be Permanent

1. Modified closed rule.

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

3. Provides for consideration of the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Rangel or his designee, which shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

4. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.

5. 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. 4019) to provide that the marriage penalty relief provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 shall be permanent. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; (2) the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Rangel of New York or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT MADE IN ORDER

Rangel - Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute.
Makes the marriage penalty relief provisions permanent with one contingency. That contingency would be a required certification in calendar year 2010 by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget that there will be sufficient non-Social Security surpluses during the following ten fiscal years to finance the bill without using Social Security surpluses. (60 minutes)

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT MADE IN ORDER (.pdf)

Rangel - Substitute Amendment