Notice of Action: H.R. 3393 - Student and Family Tax Simplification Act; H.R. 4935 - Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

4:22 PM

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H.R. 3393

Ways and Means

Student and Family Tax Simplification Act

H.R. 4935

Ways and Means

Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014

             The Committee granted by record vote of 5-4 a closed rule for H.R. 3393.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  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 Ways and Means, as modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Additionally, the rule grants a closed rule for H.R. 4935.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-54 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            In section 3, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 3393, add the text of H.R. 4935, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 3393 and make conforming modifications in the engrossment.  The rule provides that upon the addition of the text of H.R. 4935, as passed by the House, to the engrossment of H.R. 3393, H.R. 4935 shall be laid on the table.