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Rules Resource for H.R. 1255 - Government Shutdown Prevention Act 2011

Summary

H.R. 1255 provides that if the Senate refuses to act on any full year funding measure by April 6, 2011, the provisions of H.R. 1, the full year funding resolution passed by the House, will become law. The bill also prohibits the CAO of the House and the Secretary of the Senate from disbursing salaries to Members during a government shutdown and also prohibits the President from receiving his salary during a government shutdown.

Type of Rule

Closed rule (prohibiting amendments) for consideration of the measure. Reported by a vote of 6 yeas and 3 nays

Amendments

No amendments were made in order.

Other Elements of the Rule

 

  • Total Debate Time: Provides 1 hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader or their respective designees.

  • Provides one motion to recommitt.

  • Floor Managers: Woodall/Slaughter

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be debated on the floor on: April 1, 2011