Notice of Action: H.R. 1997 - Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

7:00 P.M.

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H.R. 1997 the Judiciary Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a modified closed rule providing two hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution, shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides for consideration of the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Lofgren or her designee, which shall be considered as read and shall be 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 part B of the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.