H.Res. 1156: Senate Amendment to H.R. 493 - Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday April 29, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday May 1, 2008.

MANAGERS:  Slaughter/Sessions

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1156

[Report No. 110-612]

 

 

Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill H.R. 493, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 493.
  2. Makes in order a motion by the chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor to concur in the Senate amendment.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion with 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor; 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee Energy and Commerce; and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee Ways and Means.
  6. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the motion to a time designated by the Speaker.

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 493) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI, a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment.  The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.  The motion shall be debatable for one hour, with 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor, 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee Energy and Commerce, and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of the motion to concur pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the motion to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.