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H.R. 1695 - Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 115-13 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 1695 as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary

  • Text of H.R. 1695 PDF XML

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 115-91 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 275: 
Agreed to by record vote of 234-191, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 237-186, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

MANAGERS: Collins/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1695.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

4. Makes in order an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-13 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 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 the report.

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

9. Section 2 of the rule provides that H. Res. 254 shall be laid on the table.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Chu (CA)DemocratSpecifies that nothing in the bill shall impact the mandatory deposit requirements of title 17.Made In Order
3Version 1Deutch (FL)DemocratLate Requires the Register of Copyrights to be capable of identifying and supervising a Chief Information Officer or similar official responsible for managing information technology systems.Made In Order
1Version 2Lofgren (CA), Brady, Robert (PA), Butterfield (NC), Doyle (PA), Cummings (MD), DeGette (CO)DemocratRevised Ensures that the Librarian of Congress would remain responsible for filling just the current Register of Copyrights vacancy.Submitted