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H.R. 982 - Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 982 PDF XML

    Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-254 PDF HTML

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-254 Part 2 PDF

    Supplemental 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.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratExempts from the bill asbestos trusts with internal anti-fraud proceduresMade In Order
5Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratWITHDRAWN Late Ensures that in addition to sensitive items such as social security numbers and confidential medical records, tax identification numbers are also not to be disclosed by the public reports required in this bill.Withdrawn
3Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratApplies the transparency rules in the bill equally to asbestos industry defendants by requiring asbestos companies to report information about the location of their asbestos-containing products and provides an exception for trade secrets. Made In Order
4Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratLate Strikes portions of the bill that require the personal information of claimants and amend the bill to require an aggregate report for every quarter. Submitted
2Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratThe amendment is designed to protect public health and safety by adding a requirement that any party seeking payment information from a trust must also make available information relevant to such action that pertains to public health or safety.Made In Order