Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to H.R. 586 - the Fairness for Foster Care Families Act of 2001

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 6-3 on Wednesday, April 17, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED 218-205 on Thursday, April 18, 2002,
AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION 219-206.
MANAGERS: HASTINGS (WA)/HALL
107th Congress
2nd Session

Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to
H.R. 586, the Fairness for Foster Care Families Act of 2001

1. Provides for a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution.

2. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment.

3. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

4. Provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to final adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 586) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the exclusion from gross income for foster care payments shall also apply to payments by qualified placement agencies, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House without intervention of any point of order a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour 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 final adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question.


AMENDMENT INCLUDED IN THE MOTION

Summary of Amendment

Thomas (CA)
The amendment includes the following provisions:

    • repeal of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 Title IX, which “sunsets” tax relief provisions after 2010;

    • provision holding Social Security and Medicare trust funds harmless;

    • taxpayer protection provisions other than provisions dealing with 527 organizations which were included in HR 3991; and

    • a Senate amendment to HR 586 that advances the effective date of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 adoption credit expansion provision by one year.

**summary derived from information provided by the amendment sponsor.