H.R. 438 - Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, July 8, 2003.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-192 on Wednesday, July 9, 2003.
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/MCGOVERN
108th Congress
1st Session

H.R. 438 - Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2003

1. Modified closed.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative George Miller of California or his designee, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for ten minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

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

8. 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 without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 438) to increase the amount of student loans that may be forgiven for teachers in mathematics, science, and special education. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The amendment recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce 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) one hour of debate on the bill, as amended, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative George Miller of California or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order or demand for division of the question, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for ten minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT MADE IN ORDER

1. Miller, George (CA)/Boehner #2
Expands teacher eligibility for $17,500 in loan forgiveness to reading teachers who have obtained a separate State credential in reading. (10 minutes)

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENTS(.pdf)