H.Res. 861: H.R. 4351 - The AMT Relief Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday December 11, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 225 - 191 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION 222 - 193 on Wednesday, December 12, 2007.

MANAGERS:CARDOZA/HASTINGS(WA) 

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 861

[Report No. 110-489]

 

H.R. 4351 – AMT Relief Act of 2007

  1. Closed rule.
  1. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the C ommittee on Ways and Means.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

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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. 4351) to amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide individuals temporary relief from the alternative minimum tax, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill 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 Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 4351 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.