H.Res. 198: H.R. 1406 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 6, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-199 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-198 on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
    

MANAGERS: Polis/Foxx

113th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 198

[Report No. 113-51]

 

H.R. 1406 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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 Education and the Workforce 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 in the bill, as amended.

6. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by Representative Gibson of New York or his designee. The amendment shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

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

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1406) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce 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 in the bill, as amended, are waived. 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) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Gibson of New York or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

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1. Gibson (NY), King, Peter (NY), Meehan (PA)

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Requires the GAO to submit a report to Congress on the usage of compensatory time allowed under the Act and detail any complaints filed or enforcement actions taken for alleged violations of the Act. The report will ensure Congress can monitor any potential abuse of the Act.

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