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Nov 09, 2005

H.R. 4241 - Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, November 9, 2005.
FLOOR ACTION: LAID ON THE TABLE on Thursday November 17, 2005

MANAGERS: PUTNAM/SLAUGHTER
109th Congress 
1st Session

H. RES. 542

[Report No. 109-281]

H.R. 4241 - Deficit Reduction Act of 2005


1.Closed rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

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RESOLUTION  

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4241) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 201(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2006. The bill shall be considered as read. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. 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, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 4241 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.


SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED
(Summary provided by the amendment sponsor.)

Nussle #13: Agriculture Committee title: modifies the food stamp eligibility requirement by granting an exception from the 7-year residency requirement for persons with lawful permanent residence in the United States for at least 5 years upon enactment who are over 60, or who have pending applications for U.S. citizenship.

Resources Committee title: strikes the provision allowing oil and natural gas leasing in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; and strikes provisions allowing oil and natural gas leasing in the Outer Continental Shelf [OCS], including payments to State and local governments from OCS receipts.

 

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT

Nussle #13