/  H.R. 3521 — Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2011

H.R. 3521 - Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2011

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 3521 PDF XML

     Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2011(Rules Committee Print 112-12, showing the text of the bill as reported by the Committee on the Budget)

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-364, Part 1 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on the Budget

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Tuesday, February 7, 2012.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 540: 
Agreed to by record vote of 238-175, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 240-184, on Wednesday, February 8, 2012.  
 

MANAGERS: Woodall/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and Representative Simpson of Idaho or his designee.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-12, and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.

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

9. Provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of February 9, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1(c) of rule XV, relating to a measure addressing securities trading based on nonpublic information.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Alexander, Rodney (LA)RepublicanWould prevent the President from proposing any rescission to funds appropriated by Congress to the Corps of Engineers.Made In Order
2Version 1Cole (OK)RepublicanWould include the cancellation of targeted tax benefits and items of direct, or mandatory spending, as part of the authority granted to the President.Submitted
7Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Would add Sense of Congress language expressing that Congress is ceding too much power to the President.Withdrawn
8Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Would require the posting of any special message on White House website as soon as practicable.Withdrawn
4Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanWould require a rescission bill be brought to the floor under an open rule once every fiscal quarter.Submitted
5Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Would require a rescission bill be brought to the floor under an open rule once every fiscal quarter.Submitted
3Version 1McCollum (MN)DemocratWould extend the President's rescission authority to tax expenditures.Submitted
6Version 1Perlmutter (CO)DemocratWould authorize the President to use expedited rescission authority on contract authority and limited tax benefits.Submitted
9Version 1Ryan, Paul (WI), Van Hollen, Chris (MD)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Would restore certain language from the Budget Committee reported bill by reducing certain time periods from five legislative days to three legislative days and indicating that the approval bill should be an appropriation bill.Made In Order