H.Res. 1525: Senate Amendments to H.R. 1424 - Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE  on Thursday, October 2, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 223-205 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE  235-190 on Thursday, October 2, 2008.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Dreier

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1525

[Report No. 110-907]

 

 

Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill H.R. 1424

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  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 1424: the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008; the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008; & the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008.

  

  1. Makes in order a motion by the chairman of the Committee on Financial Services to concur in the Senate amendments. 

 

  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.

 

  1. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

 

  1. Provides 90 minutes of debate on the motion with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the motion to a time designated by the Speaker.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, section 2705 of the Public Health Service Act, section 9812 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendments thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a single motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Financial Services or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendments. The Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for 90 minutes, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services, and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to final adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question.

            Sec. 2. During consideration of the motion to concur pursuant to the first section of this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of such motion to such time as may be designated by the Speaker