H.R. 4842 - United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, July 22, 2004 (Legislative Day of Wednesday, July 21, 2004).
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 345-76 on Thursday July 22, 2004
MANAGERS: DIAZ-BALART/SLAUGHTER
108th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 4842 - United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

1. Closed rule.

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

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

4. Provides that pursuant to section 151(f)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion.

5. Section 2 of the resolution provides that during consideration of the bill, 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 without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4842) to implement the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The bill shall be debatable for two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. Pursuant to section 151(f)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 4842 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.