H.Res. 821: H.R. 6429 - STEM Jobs Act of 2012

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 7 - 3 on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 243-170 on Thursday, November 29, 2012.  

MANAGERS: Polis/Nugent

112th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 821

[Report No. 112-697]

 

 

H.R. 6429 - STEM Jobs Act of 2012

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules committee Print 112-34, as modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted.

5. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

6. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

8. Provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 6, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 6429) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-34, modified by the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, 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 amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 6, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

# Description

Smith, Lamar
(TX)

#7 MANAGER'S AMENDMENT. Would change effective date of bill to FY14; would extend by one year certain fees and premiums included in title IV of P.L. 112-78, the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of
2011.