H.Res. 1476: H.R. 5244 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-4  on Monday, September 22, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 220-194 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 221-192 on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.

MANAGERS: Welch/Sessions

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1476

[Report No. 110-867]

 

H.R. 5244, the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008

  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 Financial Services.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.
  8. Allows the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services to insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the second session of the 110th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2009.

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5244) to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions of 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 equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 5244 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

Sec. 3. The chairman of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the second session of the 110th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2009.