H.Res. 232: H.R. 1911 - Smarter Solutions for Students Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-2 on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-193 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-195 on Wednesday, May 23, 2013.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Foxx

113th Congress
1st Session

H.RES. 232

[Report No. 113-89]

 

H.R. 1911 - Smarter Solutions for Students Act

1. Closed 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 an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-12 shall be considered as adopted.

5. Provides that 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. Section 2 directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment ofH.R. 1911, add the text of H.R. 1949 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 1911 and make conforming modifications in the engrossment.

9. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 24, 2013, through May 31, 2013: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

10. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution.

11. Section 5 provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

12. Section 6 provides that the Committee on Agriculture may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, file a report to accompany H.R. 1947.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1911) to amend the Higher education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-12 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; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. In the engrossment of H.R. 1911, the Clerk shall-- (a) await the disposition ofH.R. 1949; (b) add the text of H.R. 1949, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end ofH.R. 1911; (c) conform the title ofH.R. 1911 to reflect the addition of the text of H.R. 1949, as passed by the House, to the engrossment; (d) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and (e) conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the engrossment.

Sec. 3. On any legislative day during the period from May 24, 2013, through May 31, 2013-- (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and (b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 4. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 5. The Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

Sec. 6. The Committee on Agriculture may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, file a report to accompany H.R. 1947.