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H.R. 4 - Jobs for America Act

Bill Text

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    Jobs for America Act (as introduced)
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Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 727: 
Agreed to by record vote of 227-193, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 226-195, on Thursday, September 18, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Sessions/Polis

1. Closed rule for H.R. 2

2. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources or their respective designees.

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. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Closed rule for H.R. 4.

8. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means or their respective designees.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

10. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

12. Provides one motion to recommit.

13. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from September 22, 2014 through November 11, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

14. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution.

15. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution.

16. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Polis (CO), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratProvides an offset to H.R. 4 by eliminating certain oil and gas tax subsidies. Submitted