Notice of Action: HR 4800 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Appropriations Act, 2015; HR 4457 - America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014; HR 4453-Permanent S Corporation Built-in Gains Recognition Period Act of 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

5:46 PM

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 H.R. 4800

Appropriations

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

H.R. 4457

Ways and Means

America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014

H.R. 4453

Ways and Means

Permanent S Corporation Built-in Gains Recognition Period Act of 2014

           The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-4, a modified-open rule for H.R. 4800.   The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that after general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  During consideration of the bill for amendment: (1) amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment; and (2) no pro forma amendment shall be in order except that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for thepurpose of debate.  The rule provides that, under the rules of the House, the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph.  The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printedtheir amendments in the Congressional Record.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Additionally, the rule provides a closed rule for H.R. 4457.  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 theCommittee 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.  

            Lastly, the rule provides a closed rule for H.R. 4453.  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 113-46 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.