H.Res. 944: H.R. 5143 – Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 6-2 on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-180 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-178 on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.   

MANAGERS: Hastings/Byrne

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 944

Report No. 114-846

 

H.R. 5143 - Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016

  1. Structured rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.
  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 114-68 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 the Member designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report 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.
  9. Provides that on any legislative day after December 8, 2016: 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. Provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.
  11. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  12. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
  13. Provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 8, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5143) to provide greater transparency and congressional oversight of inte1·national insurance standards setting processes, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-68 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 Financial Services; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day of the second session of the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress after December 8, 2016-

(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. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 4. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S. C. 1546).

Sec. 5. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

Sec. 6. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 8, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

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1. DeSantis (FL)

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(LATE) Adds an additional requirement that the international agreement must be written in plain writing, as defined by the Plain Writing Act of 2010.

10 minutes