H.Res. 755: H.R. 513 – 527 Reform Act of 2005

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Tuesday April 4, 2006. 
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-199 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 226-198, on Wednesday April 5, 2006.

MANAGERS: DREIER/HASTINGS (FL)

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 755

[Report No. 109-404]

 

 

H.R. 513 – 527 Reform Act of 2005

1. 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 House Administration.

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 House Administration now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, shall be considered as adopted.

5. Waives all points of order against the bill as amended.

6. 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. 513) to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify when organizations described in section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 must register as political committees, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on House Administration now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted. All points of order against the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, 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 House Administration; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT 
TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED
(Summary of amendment derived from information provided by the sponsor)

Dreier:
Removes the limits on the amounts parties can spend in coordination with their own candidates.  Also changes the short title of the bill to the “527 Reform Act of 2006.”

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT

Dreier