H. Res. 324: H.R. 1039 – Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-184 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-188 on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

MANAGERS: Collins/Polis

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 324

Report No. 115- 127

 

H.R. 1039 – Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

  1. Structured rule.
  2. Provides one hour of 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. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  6. Makes in order only the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which 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 amendment printed in the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1039) to amend section 3606 of title 18, United States Code, to grant probation officers authority to arrest hostile third parties who obstruct or impede a probation officer in the performance of official duties. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; (2) the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

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Description

Debate Time

1. Jackson Lee (TX)

1

(LATE) Requests a comprehensive study on the new authority of probation officers and sunsets that authority 30 months later after enactment.

10 minutes