S. 256 - Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-4 on Wednesday, April 13, 2005.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-196 AFTER AGREEING ON THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-199 on Thursday, April 14, 2005.
MANAGERS: GINGREY/HASTINGS(FL)
109th Congress
1st Session

H. RES. 211
[Report No. 109-43]

S. 256 - Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against the bill and its consideration.

4. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (S. 256) to amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes. All points of order against the bill and against its consideration are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit.