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H.R. 2722 - Securing America’s Federal Elections Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-20 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 2722, as ordered reported by the Committee on House Administration.

  • H. Rept. 116-129, Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on House Administration

  • Text of H.R. 2722 PDF XML

    (as reported)

  • Text of H.R. 2722 PDF XML

    (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Monday, June 24, 2019.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 460: 
Agreed to by record vote of 225-190, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 228-188, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

1. Closed rule for H.R. 2722.

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

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

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-20, modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

7. Waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of June 27, 2019, relating to a measure making appropriations.

8. Structured rule for H.R. 3351.

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

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

11. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

12. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 or clause 5(a) of rule XXI.

13. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the report, amendments en bloc described in section 5, and pro forma amendments described in section 6. Each amendment printed in the report 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, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment except as provided by Section 6, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

14. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of the report or against amendments en bloc described in section 5.

15. Section 5 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in Part B of the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment except as provided by section 6, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

16. Section 6 provides that during consideration of the bill for amendment, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees each may offer up to five pro forma amendments each to the bill at any point for the purpose of debate.

17. Provides that at the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The question of such amendments' adoption shall be put to the House en gros and without division of the question.

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Lofgren (CA)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Makes technical corrections to the bill; ensures that individuals with disabilities and others are given an equivalent opportunity to vote; ensures that officials can conduct audits by inspecting elections without relying on barcodes; clarifies that information and elections technology includes technology used by election officials to distribute information about voting.Considered as Adopted
2Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanEstablishes a federal prohibition on the practice of ballot harvesting, which is the collection and transmission of ballots by third parties.Submitted
3Version 1Reschenthaler (PA)RepublicanRequires a state to certify it does not have a sanctuary city policy that protects undocumented aliens who have interfered with federal elections in order to be eligible for certain funding under this act.Submitted
4Version 1Stefanik (NY)RepublicanReauthorizes the Election Assistance Commission for five years.Submitted
5Version 1Calvert (CA)RepublicanLimits the use of ballot harvesting by limiting the amount of ballots collected to 20 ballots per person. Submitted
6Version 1Loudermilk (GA)RepublicanRequires a 25% funding match from states that receive funding under this bill.Submitted
7Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanStrikes H.R. 2722 and replace it with an alternative election security bill that provides states the resources they need without the federal overreach. Submitted
8Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanThis amendment would strike the paper ballot requirement of HR 2722.Submitted
9Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanCreates a grant program within the EAC to provide tuition assistance to election officials. Submitted
10Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanNothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act may be construed to authorize any alien who has no lawful status under the immigration laws to vote in any election for Federal office.Submitted