H. Res. 374: H.R. 2213 – Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-185 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-189 on Wednesday, June 7,  2017.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Cheney

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 374

Report No. 115- 162

 

H.R. 2213 - Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization 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 Homeland Security.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Homeland Security now printed in the bill 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. Makes in order only the further 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. 2213) to amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Homeland Security now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further 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 Homeland Security; (2) the further 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 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)

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1. Lujan Grisham (NM), Carbajal (CA), Torres (CA), Chu (CA), Gutierrez (IL), Grijalva (AZ), Schneider (IL)

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(REVISED) Prohibits the bill from going into effect until 1) the CBP completes its evaluation and pilot program of the Test for Espionage, Sabotage, and Corruption (TES-C) which is then certified by the DHS Inspector General and reported to Congress and 2) the DHS Inspector General completes a risk assessment of the population that could receive waivers and certifies to Congress that providing waivers to these individuals would not endanger national security, undermine workforce integrity, or increase corruption in the agency.

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