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Senate amendment to H.R. 644 - Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of Senate Amendments to H.R. 644 PDF XML

    Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (Engrossed Senate amendments)
            ::  Amendment #1 offered by the Hon. Paul Ryan (WI) to the Senate amendment to H.R. 644  PDF
                —Section-by-Section Summary, as provided by the Committee on Ways and Means  PDF
                —One Page Summary, as provided by the Committee on Ways and Means  PDF
     

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Thursday, June 11, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 305: 
Agreed to by record vote of 217-212 on Thursday, June 11, 2015. 

MANAGERS: Sessions/Slaughter

1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314.

2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314.

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

4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.

5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

6. Provides that the question on adoption of the motion shall be divided as follows: (1) concurring in section 212 of the Senate amendment (relating to Medicare); (2) concurring in the matter comprising the remainder of title II of the Senate amendment (TAA); and (3) concurring in the matter preceding title II of the Senate amendment (TPA). The first portion of the divided question shall be considered as adopted.

7. Provides that if any remaining portion of the divided question fails, then the House shall be considered to have made no disposition of the Senate amendment.

8. Section 2 provides for the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 644 .

9. Makes in order a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House: (1) concur in the Senate amendment to the title; and (2) concur in the Senate amendment to the text with the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report.

10. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that the motion is not subject to a demand for division of the question.

11. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

12. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

13. Provides that if the motion is adopted, the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee is then authorized to move that the House insist on its amendment to the Senate amendment to the text of H.R. 644 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
4Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratStrikes language in the bill that would weaken human trafficking standards. Submitted
3Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratAllows qualified non-profits to provide for the import of donated fire-fighting and rescue and relief equipment and supplies free of duty and other restrictions for purposes of inspection and subsequent donation and export of such equipment and supplies to countries and organizations in need. Submitted
2Version 1Pitts (PA), Conyers (MI)Bi-PartisanProhibits the imports of natural resources from disputed non-self-governing regions and territories unless the President certifies to Congress that such natural resources were extracted with the consent of the people of such non-self-governing region or territory. Submitted
5Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratExpresses the sense of congress that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) should encourage other nations to follow the lead of the U.S. by increasing de minimis values to a commercially meaningful level. Submitted
1Version 1Ryan, Paul (WI)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Establishes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), provides tools to streamline and facilitate legitimate trade, improve trade enforcement, and measure progress within CBP. Strengthens Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and bolsters U.S.-Israel trade and commercial ties. Considered As Adopted
6Version 1Ryan, Paul (WI)RepublicanImproves the currency title by reducing the Administration's discretion and clearly directing action by the Administration to address unfair currency practices. Requires the Administration to issue clear guidance on how it intends to assess the objective criteria within 90 days of the Amendment's enactment.Considered As Adopted