Notice of Action: H.R. 5771 - Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014; H.R. 647 - ABLE Act of 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

3:57 PM

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H.R. 5771

Ways and Means

Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014

H.R. 647

Ways and Means

ABLE Act of 2014

             The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule for H.R. 5771.  The rule provides one hour of debate equallydivided 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 printed in part A of 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 granted a closed rule for H.R. 647.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair andranking 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 printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, asamended, 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.  

            Finally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 5771, add the text of H.R. 647, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 5771 and make conforming modifications in the engrossment.