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H. Res. 72 - Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, particularly with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.

Hearing Information

Meeting Time

in H-313 The Capitol

Bill Text

Text of H. Res. 72PDF, XML

Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, particularly with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.

Text of H. Rept. 112-6PDF, XML

Report from the Committee on Rules

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 73:
Adopted by record vote of 255-169, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 240-180, on Thursday, February 10, 2011.

MANAGERS: Sessions/Hastings

1. Closed rule.

2. Providing nine hours and 30 minutes of debate, with

—30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader or their respective designees,

—eight hours equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Oversight and Government Reform, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ways and Means, and

—one hour equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Education and the Workforce and Small Business.

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

4. Provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Rules, now printed in the resolution, shall be considered as adopted and the resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

Hearing Documents

Rule PDF  (66.6 KB)

H. Res. 73 PDF, XML

H. Rept. 112-7 PDF, XML

Amendments ( click headers to sort the column )
#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratWould add a section instructing committees to make the creation of jobs their highest priority, and to report jobs legislation to the House as soon as possible. Would require the legislation is to be considered by the House under an open amendment process. Submitted
1Version 1Landry (LA)RepublicanWould add “prevent the United States from becoming less dependent on foreign energy sources” to the list of items that committees should document in their review of regulations, executive and agency orders, and other administrative actions or procedures. Submitted
2Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould redesignate paragraphs (3) through (12) as paragraphs (4) through (13) in Section 2 and insert after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph: (3) reduce poverty and address the needs of the chronically unemployed.Submitted

Committee Votes

Rules Committee Record Vote No. 28 (H. Res. 72)

Motion by Mr. McGovern to amend the rule to H. Res. 72 To report an open rule. Defeated 3-8.

Majority Member
Vote
Mr. Sessions
Nay
Ms. Foxx
No Vote
Nay
Mr. Woodall
Nay
Mr. Nugent
Nay
Mr. Scott
Nay
Mr. Webster
Nay
Mr. Dreier
Nay
Minority Member
Vote
Mr. Hastings
Yea
Mr. Polis
Yea
Ms. Slaughter
Yea
Mr. McGovern
Yea
Rules Committee Record Vote No. 29 (H. Res. 72)

Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to amend the rule to H. Res. 72 To make in order and provide appropriate waivers for an amendment by Rep. Hastings (FL), #3. The amendment adds a section instructing committees to make the creation of jobs their highest priority, and to report jobs legislation to the House as soon as possible. The amendment also says that the legislation is to be considered by the House under an open amendment process. Defeated 3-8.

Majority Member
Vote
Mr. Sessions
Nay
Ms. Foxx
No Vote
Nay
Mr. Woodall
Nay
Mr. Nugent
Nay
Mr. Scott
Nay
Mr. Webster
Nay
Mr. Dreier
Nay
Minority Member
Vote
Mr. Hastings
Yea
Mr. Polis
Yea
Ms. Slaughter
Yea
Mr. McGovern
Yea
Rules Committee Record Vote No. 30 (H. Res. 72)

Motion by Mr. Polis to amend the rule and provide the appropriate waivers for an amendment #2, offered by Rep. Lee (CA). The amendment provides that in section 2, redesignate paragraphs (3) through (12) as paragraphs (4) through (13) and insert after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

(3) reduce poverty and address the needs of the chronically unemployed. Defeated: 3–8.

Majority Member
Vote
Mr. Sessions
Yea
Ms. Foxx
No Vote
Yea
Mr. Woodall
Yea
Mr. Nugent
Yea
Mr. Scott
Yea
Mr. Webster
Yea
Mr. Dreier
Yea
Minority Member
Vote
Mr. Hastings
Yea
Mr. Polis
Yea
Ms. Slaughter
Nay
Mr. McGovern
Nay