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H.R. 899 - Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 899 PDF XML

    Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013 (as reported)

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-352, Part I PDF

    Report from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 492: 
AGREED TO by record vote of 227-190, after agreeing to the previous question by 225-192, on Thursday, February 27, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Foxx/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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. Makes in order only those amendments printed the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only int he order printed in the report, maybe be offered only by the 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 or order against the amendments printed in the report.

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

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
5Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratEnsures that other impacted entities, such as public interest organizations, are provided any opportunity for consultation afforded to the private sector under the Act. Made In Order
1Version 1Cummings (MD)DemocratStrikes section 5 of the bill, which would eliminate the current exemption from the Unfunded Mandate Reform Act for certain independent agencies.Made In Order
2Version 1Garrett (NJ)RepublicanWithdrawn Amends Section 5 of the bill to clarify that the Federal Reserve's Unfunded Mandates Reform Act exception only apply to its monetary policy functions.Withdrawn
3Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Abolishes each federal agency after one year that does not comply with the provisions set forth by the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013.Withdrawn
4Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAdds Section 14 to the bill to clarify that the requirements of UMRA as amended by this Act do not apply if a cost-benefit analysis demonstrates that the benefits of the regulatory action exceed its costs.Made In Order