Notice of Action: Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 - CONFERENCE REPORT

Emergency Meeting

Thursday, May 22, 2003

10:15 P.M.

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H.R. 2 Ways & Means Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 - CONFERENCE REPORT

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration. The rule provides that the conference report shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The rule provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the conference report to final adoption without intervening motion except one motion to recommit. Finally, the rule provides that the yeas and nays shall be considered as ordered on the question of adoption of the conference report and that clause 5(b) of rule XXI (requiring a three-fifths vote on any measure containing a federal income tax rate increase) shall not apply to the conference report.