H.R. 5970 - Estate Tax and Extension of Tax Relief Act of 2006 and H.R. 4 - Pension Protection Act of 2006

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Friday July 28, 2006.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 217-194 on Friday July 28, 2006.

MANAGERS: HASTINGS(WA)/MCGOVERN

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 966

[Report No. 109-613]

 

 

H.R. 5970 - Estate Tax and Extension of Tax Relief Act of 2006

H.R. 4 - Pension Protection Act of 2006

1. Provides for the consideration of H.R. 5970 under a closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate on H.R. 5970 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 H.R. 5970.

4. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 5970.

5. Provides for the consideration of H.R. 4 under a closed rule.

6. Provides one hour of debate on H.R. 4 in the House equally divided among and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

7. Waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 4.

8. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 4.

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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. 5970) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified credit against the estate tax to an exclusion equivalent of $5,000,000, to repeal the sunset provision for the estate and generation-skipping taxes, and to extend expiring provisions, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read. 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. 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. 4) to provide economic security for all Americans, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read. 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 among and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce; and (2) one motion to recommit.