S.610 - NASA Workforce Flexibility Act of 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, January 27, 2004.
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, January 28, 2004.
MANAGERS: DIAZ-BALART/HASTINGS (FL)
108th Congress
2nd Session

H. RES. 502
[Report No. 108-406]


S. 610 - NASA Workforce Flexibility Act of 2003

1. Open rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Government Reform.

3. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and that it shall be considered as read.

4. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.

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

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RESOLUTION

 

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (S. 610) to amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, to provide for workforce flexibilities and certain Federal personnel provisions relating to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Government Reform. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.