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H.R. 880 - American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 880 PDF XML

    American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-113 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Ways and Means

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 273:
Agreed to by record vote of 240-185, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 241-183, on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. 

MANAGERS: Stivers/Hastings

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2262.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology or their respective designees.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-17 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. Closed rule for H.R. 880.

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

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

12. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means, 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. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

15. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of May 21, 2015, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.

16. Section 4 provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016.

17. Section 5 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 22, 2015, through May 29, 2015: 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.

18. Section 6 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 5.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Edwards (MD)DemocratEncourages companies to co-locate their research and development with job creation here in the U.S. by: (1)permanently increasing the R&D tax credit from 20 to 25 percent; and (2)coupling it with an increase in the domestic manufacturing tax credit from 9 to 15 percent. Submitted
1Version 1Ryan, Paul (WI)RepublicanExcludes the budgetary effects of the bill from being entered onto the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecard.Considered As Adopted