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H.R. 2021 - Investing for the People Act of 2019

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-11 PDF XML

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

  • Text of H.R. 2021 PDF XML

    (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 116-35 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Budget

  • Text of H. Res. 293 PDF XML

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 6-4 on Monday, April 8, 2019.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 294: 
Agreed to by record vote of 219-201, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 225-192, on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

MANAGERS: Morelle/Woodall

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1644.

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

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 116-10 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 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. 2021.

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

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

12. 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 116-11 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

14. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B 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 B of the report.

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

17. Provides that House Resolution 293 is hereby adopted.

18. Provides that on any legislative day during the period from April 11, 2019, through April 26, 2019: 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.

19. Provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution.

20. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

21. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Biggs (AZ)RepublicanSense of the House of Representatives that the national debt is a threat to the national security of the United States. Submitted
2Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratIncreases non-defense discretionary (NDD) spending by $15 billion in FY 2020 and FY 2021, in order to allow additional investment in transportation and drinking water infrastructure, as provided by H.R. 1428 — the Transportation Infrastructure for Job Creation Act and H.R. 1429 — the Drinking Water Infrastructure for Job Creation Act.Submitted
3Version 1Arrington (TX)RepublicanRealigns the Congressional fiscal year to coincide with the calendar year.Submitted
4Version 1Arrington (TX), Axne (IA)Bi-PartisanPrevents lawmakers from going home for recess when they have failed to pass budget and appropriations bills on time. Submitted
5Version 3Foxx (NC), Woodall (GA)RepublicanRevised Ensure that Congress has an opportunity to take action when mandatory programs exceed their cost estimates in the five-year window after their enactment and will allow Congress to comprehensively address the issue of mandatory spending programs coming in over budget. It does so by establishing a direct spending safeguard limitation on any direct spending program without a specific level of authorized spending.Made In Order
6Version 2Womack (AR), Johnson, Bill (OH)RepublicanRevised Requires mandatory spending reforms equal to or greater than the amount of the caps increase in the bill. Revised
7Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), DeLauro (CT), Schakowsky (IL), Sherrill (NJ), Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI), Wasserman Schultz (FL), Cunningham (SC), Takano (CA), Cisneros (CA), Khanna (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Casten (IL), Pappas (NH)DemocratCreates a new Nondefense Discretionary (NDD) cap adjustment of $10 billion in FY20 and $12 billion in FY 21 for new VA MISSION Act funding, which would have to be funded under the caps under current law.Made In Order
8Version 2Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI), Omar (MN), Smith, Adam (WA), Tlaib (MI), Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Nadler (NY), Espaillat (NY), Velázquez (NY), Takano (CA), Watson Coleman (NJ), Levin, Andy (MI), Pressley (MA), Grijalva (AZ), Blumenauer (OR), Haaland (NM), Johnson, Hank (GA), Clay (MO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Garcia, Jesús (IL)DemocratRevised Provides for equal base outlays between defense and non-defense discretionary levels of spending for FY2020 and FY2021.Made In Order
9Version 2Scott, Austin (GA), Dunn (FL), Rouzer (NC), Roby (AL)RepublicanRevised Makes supplemental appropriations for losses from Hurricanes Michael or Florence, other hurricanes, typhoons, volcanic activity, or wildfires occurring in calendar year 2018. Revised
10Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanLate Requires Congress to vote on a Balanced Budget Amendment between September 30, 2019, and December 31, 2019.Submitted
11Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanLate Withholds pay for Members of Congress during a government shutdown without violating the 27th Amendment of the Constitution.Submitted
12Version 1Davidson (OH), Norman (SC)RepublicanLate Requires the CBO to publish online all data, models, and processes utilized in the analysis and scoring of legislation. This transparent process would allow independent experts to provide technical contributions and verify their conclusions.Submitted
13Version 1Mullin (OK), Cole (OK)RepublicanLate Provides for the advanced appropriation of the Indian Health Services, Contract Support Costs, and Indian Health Facilities. Submitted
14Version 1Cloud (TX)RepublicanLate Adds debt servicing costs to Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation cost estimates.Submitted