/  H. Res. 72—Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations.

H. Res. 72 - Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, particularly with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.

Bill Text

  • Text of H. Res. 72 PDF XML

    Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, particularly with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-6 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Rules

Rule Information

 

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.

 

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 73:
Adopted by record vote of 255-169, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 240-180, on Thursday, February 10, 2011. 

 

MANAGERS: Sessions/Hastings

1. Closed rule.

2. Providing nine hours and 30 minutes of debate, with

          —30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader or their respective designees,

          —eight hours equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Oversight and Government Reform, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ways and Means, and

          —one hour equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Education and the Workforce and Small Business.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution.

4. Provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Rules, now printed in the resolution, shall be considered as adopted and the resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

 

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratWould add a section instructing committees to make the creation of jobs their highest priority, and to report jobs legislation to the House as soon as possible. Would require the legislation is to be considered by the House under an open amendment process. Submitted
1Version 1Landry (LA)RepublicanWould add “prevent the United States from becoming less dependent on foreign energy sources” to the list of items that committees should document in their review of regulations, executive and agency orders, and other administrative actions or procedures. Submitted
2Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould redesignate paragraphs (3) through (12) as paragraphs (4) through (13) in Section 2 and insert after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph: (3) reduce poverty and address the needs of the chronically unemployed.Submitted