Notice of Action: H.R. 1104 -Child Abduction Prevention Act of 2003

Wedensday, March 25, 2003

5:00 P.M.

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H.R. 1104 Education and the Workforce
the Judiciary
CHILD ABDUCTION PREVENTION ACT OF 2003

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate, with 45 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments printed in the report shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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 a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule provides that after the passage of H.R. 1104, it shall be in order to consider in the House S. 151, to move to strike all after the enacting clause of S. 151, and to insert the provisions of H.R. 1104 as passed by the House. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the Senate bill and the motion to strike and insert. Finally, the rule provides that if the motion is adopted and the Senate bill, as amended, is passed, it shall be in order to move that the House insist on its amendments and request a conference.