H. Res. 150: H.R. 998 - Searching For and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdendensome Act; H.J. Res. 83 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the department of labor relating to "clarification of employer's continuing obligation to make...

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, February 27, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 225-188 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-191 on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  

MANAGERS: Hastings/Collins

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 150

Report No. 115-20

 

H.R. 998 - Searching For and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdendensome Act

H.J. Res. 83 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the department of labor relating to "clarification of employer's continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness"

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 998
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
  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 those amendments printed in 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 the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. Closed rule for H.J. Res. 83.
  10. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
  11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.
  12. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.
  13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.
  14. Provides one motion to recommit.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, that at any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 998) to provide for the establishment of a process for the review of rules and sets of rules, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. No amendment to the bill shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived. 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 previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 83) disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness". All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived. The joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the joint resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution 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 Education and the Workforce; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sponsor

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Description

Debate Time

1.Beyer (VA)

6

(REVISED) Provides that a Commission member must not have been a registered lobbyist during the two-year period prior and must file financial disclosure reports in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act.

(10 minutes)

2.DeSaulnier (CA)

6

Requires the consideration of impacts to public health prior to repealing any federal rules under the bill.

(10 minutes)

3.McSally (AZ)

21

(LATE) Expands the scope of the nature of the Retrospective Regulatory Review Commission's review to ensure a rule or set of rules is compliant with certain provisions of the Congressional Review Act.

(10 minutes)

4.Plaskett (VT), Courtney (CT)

1

Provides that no funding will be authorized to carry out the requirements of this Act.

(10 minutes)

5.McNerney (CA)

8

Exempts from the bill rules relating to the physical and cyber security of the bulk-power system.

(10 minutes)

6.Krishnamoorthi (IL)

3

Ensures that the SCRUB Act will not in any way hinder the safe and legal development and deployment of unmanned aerial systems.

(10 minutes)

7.Krishnamoorthi (IL)

4

Ensures that the SCRUB Act will not in any way weaken the protections afforded by noise restriction policies at and around airports.

(10 minutes)

8.Bonamici (OR), Davis (CA), Polis (CO)

11

Exempts any rule or set of rules prescribed by the Secretary of Education and relating to consumer protections for student loan borrowers from the provisions of this Act.

(10 minutes)

9.Bonamici (OR), Polis (CO)

13

Exempts any rule or set of rules relating to Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 from the provisions of this Act.

(10 minutes)

10.Raskin (MD)

15

Exempts rules relating to the enforcement of the Clean Air Act from the provisions of H.R. 998.

(10 minutes)

11.Moore (WI)

16

Exempts rules affecting or impacting the special government to government relationship between the federal government and tribal communities or affecting tribal sovereignty or self-determination.

(10 minutes)

12.Cummings (MD)

19

Exempts any rule relating to protections for whistleblowers or penalties for retaliation against whistleblowers.

(10 minutes)