H.Res. 202: H.R. 807 - Full Faith and Credit Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 5-2 on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-199 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-199 on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
    

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Sessions

113th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 202

[Report No. 113-52]

 

H.R. 807 - Full Faith and Credit Act

1. Structured rule.

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

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 Ways and Means 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 amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by Representative Camp of Michigan, or his designee. The amendment shall be considered as read, shall be 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. 807) to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means 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 thebill, 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 Ways and Means; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Camp of Michigan 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 AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1. Camp (MI)

#15

(LATE) (REVISED) Clarifies the prohibition on compensation for Members of Congress and clarifies language to require that the Secretary report to Congress any time the new authority is used.

(10 minutes)