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August 2, 2012

House Votes - H.R. 8: Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act

H.R. 8: Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012

8/1/2012 6:11pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed181-246
8/1/2012 6:20pm:
On passage Passed256-171


H.Res. 747: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6169) to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8) to extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from August 3, 2012, through September 7, 2012; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.
Sponsor: Rep Scott, Tim [SC-1] (introduced 7/31/2012)      Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.R.8H.R.6169
House Reports:

ALL ACTIONS
7/31/2012 9:14pm:
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 112-641, by Mr. Scott (SC).
7/31/2012 9:14pm:
H.R. 6169 is accorded 3 hours of general debate and H.R. 8 is accorded 1 hour of general debate. For H.R. 6169, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A of the report is in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. For H.R. 8, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B is made in order and shall be debatable for 20 minutes. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day from August 3, 2012 through September 7, 2012: (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; (b) the Chair may adjourn the House to meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution; and (c) bills and resolutions introduced shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional Record, and when printed shall bear the date of introduction, but may be referred at a later time. Section 4 authorizes the Speaker to appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 as though under clause 8(a) of rule I. Section 5 of the resolution provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3shall not constitute a calendar for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution. Section 6 of the resolution provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry). Section 7 of the resolution provides that for each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees). Section 8 of the resolution authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of August 2, 2012. Section 9 of the resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House) with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of August 2, 2012.
8/1/2012 12:30pm:
Considered as privileged matter.
8/1/2012 1:37pm:
H.AMDT.1472 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Scott (SC).
An amendment to add a new section to the resolution directing the Clerk to add the text of H.R. 6169, to the end of H.R. 8.
8/1/2012 1:39pm:
H.AMDT.1472 On ordering the previous question on the amendment (A001) Agreed to240-183 (GT).
8/1/2012 2:12pm:
H.AMDT.1472 On agreeing to the Scott (SC) amendment (A001) Agreed to238-186 (GT).
8/1/2012 2:21pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to240-184 (GT).


H.R. 8: Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4] (introduced 7/24/2012)      Cosponsors (28)
Related Bills: H.RES.747S.3401S.3413S.3417

ALL ACTIONS
8/1/2012 2:21pm:
Rule H. Res. 747 passed House.
8/1/2012 3:22pm:
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 747.
8/1/2012 4:43pm:
H.AMDT.1473 Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Levin.
An amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B of House Report 112-641 to extend for one year certain expired or expiring tax provisions that apply to middle-income taxpayers with income below $250,000 for married couples filing jointly, and below $200,000 for single filers, including, but not limited to, marginal rate reductions, capital gains and dividend rate preferences, alternative minimum tax relief, marriage penalty relief, and expanded tax relief for working families with children and college students.
8/1/2012 5:11pm:
H.AMDT.1473 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule.
8/1/2012 5:37pm:
H.AMDT.1473 On agreeing to the Levin amendment (A001) Failed170-257 (GT).
8/1/2012 6:11pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed181-246 (GT).
8/1/2012 6:20pm:
On passage Passed256-171 (GT).

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