H.R. 8015 - Delivering for America Act

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 116-61 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 8015, as introduced, with modifications.

    Text of H.R. 8015 PDF XML

    (as introduced)

    Comparative Print PDF

    Comparing the base document H.R. 8015, as introduced, with the Rules Committee Print 116-61.

Rule Information

REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-4 on Friday, August 21, 2020.

Agreed to by record vote of 230-171, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 230-171, on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Woodall

1. Closed rule for H.R. 8015.
2. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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 116-61, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee 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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanRequires the U.S. Postal Service to issue and sell a Veterans Health Care Stamp to help fund the medical care and treatment of veterans.Submitted
2Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanRemoves the authority of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to issue semipostal stamps (stamps sold at a premium to raise funds for causes of national public interest) except as provided by an Act of Congress. Currently, the USPS issues semipostals using its own discretion to determine the causes it considers to be in the national public interest.Submitted
3Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAmends Title III of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (52 U.S.C. 21081 et seq.) by inserting after section 303 a new section that directs methods that an absentee ballot may be requested, delivered, and how a voted ballot may be returned in a federal election.Submitted
4Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanAdds a Sense of Congress that any intimidation or harassment of the employees or chief administrators of the United States Postal Service is unlawful and not to be tolerated.Submitted
5Version 1Pappas (NH)DemocratRequires USPS to return any mail sorting machine that has been removed, decommissioned, or otherwise taken offline since January 1, 2020 to be returned to service within 15 days of the passage of the bill.Submitted
6Version 1Pappas (NH)DemocratRequires USPS to submit a report to Congress detailing mail sorting machines (and other similar equipment) that have been sold, destroyed, or discarded by the Postal Service since January 1, 2020.Submitted
7Version 1Finkenauer (IA)DemocratPrevents any change at USPS that would impede timely delivery of medications or critical supplies, including those needed for response to a public health emergency or natural disaster.Submitted
8Version 1Maloney, Carolyn (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Strikes section 2(d).Considered as Adopted
9Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanRequires the chief state election official of each state to certify that recipients of mail-in or absentee ballots are living, U.S. citizens, and eligible to vote prior to mailing a ballot for a federal election.Submitted