/  H.R. 527—Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015

H.R. 527 - Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-3 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary.

  • Text of H.R. 527 PDF XML

    Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 (as reported)
            ::  H.R. 527 (as introduced)  PDF XML

  • H. Rept. 114-12 Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-2 on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 78:
Agreed to by record vote of 243-179, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 242-174, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015  

MANAGERS: Foxx/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 527.

2. Provides one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Small Business.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-3 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A of 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.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report.

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

9. Structured rule for H.R. 50.

10. 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.

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

12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-4, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

14. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 50 printed in part C of 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.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratStrikes section 5 of the bill.Made In Order
7Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExempts from the bill all regulations issued by the Food and Drug Administration relating to consumer safety, including those issued pursuant to the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.Made In Order
2Version 2Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratRevised Exempts from the bill any rule that the Office of Management and Budget determines would result in net job creation. Made In Order
1Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratRequires analysis of indirect benefits along with the analysis of indirect costs required under the bill.Made In Order
5Version 1Peters, Scott (CA), Chabot (OH)Bi-PartisanAdds to the bill’s Regulatory Flexibility Act exemption for veterans rights-and-benefits rules an exemption for rules pertaining to servicemembers and predatory lending. The amendment also effectuates limited technical amendments to the bill.Made In Order
4Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratStrikes section 10 of the legislation, which creates a duplicative size standard office in the Office of Advocacy without a commensurate reduction in the existing SBA Office of Size Standards.Made In Order
6Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires agencies to include a statement detailing the statutory authority of the agency to make a rule. Withdrawn