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H.R. 3326 - World Bank Accountability Act of 2017

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 3326 PDF XML

    World Bank Accountability Act of 2017 (as reported) 

  • H. Rept. 115-298 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Financial Services 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 693: 
Agreed to by record vote of 228-188, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 230-187 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

MANAGERS: Buck/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 3326

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

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

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the 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 the report.

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

9. Closed rule for H.R. 2954.

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

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 Financial Services now printed in the bill, 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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanMakes U.S. opposition to IDA assistance for a foreign government mandatory if the government knowingly fails to enforce UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea. The amendment includes Presidential waiver authority. Made In Order
2Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratDirects the U.S. executive director of the World Bank to promote collection of beneficial ownership information for companies that receive funds appropriated for the World Bank. Includes a reporting requirement on steps taken to implement this directive. Submitted
3Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratRequires a report on steps taken by the World Bank to ensure G-5 visa holders (foreign domestic workers) employed by World Bank diplomats and staff are informed of the protections afforded to them pursuant to the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. Made In Order
4Version 2Norman (SC)RepublicanLate Revised Modifies a Treasury reporting requirement to ensure that the World Bank is promoting reduction of government barriers to entrepreneurship as an important component of poverty reduction. Made In Order
5Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratLate Strikes provisions that condition disbursement of US funds to IDA for next 6 years and replaces with instructions to Secretary of Treasury to use the "voice and vote" of the US at the Bank to promote all policy reforms contained in legislation. Submitted