/  H.R. 527 - Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011

H.R. 527 - Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print of H.R. 527 PDF XML
  • Text of H.R. 527 PDF XML

    Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 112-289 Part 1 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary

  • H. Rept. 112-289 Part 2 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Small Business

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 477: 
Adopted by record vote of 239-178, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 239-184, on Thursday, November 30, 2011.
 

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Closed rule for H.R. 3463.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on House Administration.

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

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Structured rule for H.R. 527. 

8. Provides one hour of general debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Small Business.

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

10. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the Rules Committee Print of H.R. 527 dated November 18, 2011 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

11. Waives all points of order against the Rules Committee Print of H.R. 527 dated November 18, 2011.

12. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 527 printed in part A of the Rules Committee report.  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.

13. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report.

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

15. Structured rule for H.R. 3010.

16. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

18. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as original text for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

19. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

20. akes in order only those amendments to H.R. 3010 printed in part B of the Rules Committee report. 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.

21. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report.

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

23. Provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of December 2, 2011, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules relating to a measure addressing railway labor.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratLate Would exempt from the bill any rule that relates to food safety, workplace safety, consumer products safety, air or water quality.Made In Order
3Version 2Critz (PA)DemocratRevised Would require the estimated cumulative impact on small businesses of any other rule stemming from the implementation of the Free Trade Agreements. Made In Order
1Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWould require a GAO report to determine the cost of carrying out the Act and the effect it will have on federal agency rule making. In addition, the report would need to contain information on the impact of repealing the ability of an agency to waive provisions in the Regulatory Flexibility Act when responding to an emergency. Made In Order
4Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWould exempt all rules promulgated by the Department of Homeland SecurityMade In Order
2Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratWould create an exception for any rule making to carry out the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.Made In Order
6Version 2Peters (MI)DemocratRevised Late Would exempt from the bill all rules that OMB determines would result in net job creation.Made In Order