H.R. 6 - The Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act of 2000

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday February 8, 2000.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 255-165 on Thursday February 10, 2000.
MANAGERS: PRYCE/MOAKLEY
106th Congress
2nd Session
H. RES. 419
[Report No. 106-495]

H.R. 6 - The Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act of 2000

 

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate 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 the amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted upon adoption of the resolution.

5. Provides for consideration of the amendment in the nature of a substitute, printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Rangel or his designee which shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided between the proponent and an opponent.

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

7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

________________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. 6) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by providing that the income tax rate bracket amounts, and the amount of the standard deduction, for joint returns shall be twice the amounts applicable to unmarried individuals. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means 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) two hours of debate on the bill, as amended, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Rangel or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

Summary of Amendments Made in Order