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H.R. 2655 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2655 PDF XML

    Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-255 PDF HTML

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 403: 
AGREED to by record bote of 223-194, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 224-195, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. 

MANAGERS: Woodall/Hastings (FL)

1. Closed rule for H.R. 2655

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

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

5. Provides one motion to recommit.

6. Structured rule for H.R. 982

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

8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

10. Makes in order only those amendments printed in 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.

11. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

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