Notice of Action: H.R. 1474 - Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act<br> H.R. 760 - Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

5:00 P.M.

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H.R. 760 the Judiciary Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a modified closed rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Greenwood of Pennsylvania or his designee, which shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule provides that after passage of H.R. 760, it shall be in order to take from the Speaker’s table S. 3 and to consider the Senate bill in the House. The rule provides for a motion to strike all after the enacting clause fo S. 3 and to insert in lieu thereof the provisions of H.R. 760 as passed by the House. The rule waives all points of order against the motion to strike and insert.

 

H.R. 1474 Financial Services Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act

The Committee granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services. 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 Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment by section and that each section shall be considered as read. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.