H.Res. 425 (107th): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 3497) to amend the Social Security Act and the ...

...Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve and strengthen the Social Security Program through the creation of personal Social Security guar

107th Congress, 2001–2002. Text as of May 21, 2002 (Introduced).

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HRES 425 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 425

Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 3497) to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve and strengthen the Social Security Program through the creation of personal Social Security guarantee accounts ensuring full benefits for all workers and their families, restoring long-term Social Security solvency, to make certain benefit improvements, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MAY 21, 2002

Mrs. THURMAN submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules


RESOLUTION

Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 3497) to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve and strengthen the Social Security Program through the creation of personal Social Security guarantee accounts ensuring full benefits for all workers and their families, restoring long-term Social Security solvency, to make certain benefit improvements, and for other purposes.

    Resolved, That immediately upon the adoption of this resolution the House shall resolve into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3497) to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve and strengthen the Social Security program through the creation of personal Social Security guarantee accounts ensuring full benefits for all workers and their families, restoring long-term Social Security solvency, to make certain benefit improvements, 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 two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. No amendment to the bill shall be in order except:

      (1) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 3535 if offered by Representative Armey of Texas or a designee;

      (2) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4022 if offered by Representative Matsui of California or a designee;

      (3) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4023 if offered by Representative Matsui of California or a designee;

      (4) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4024 if offered by Representative Matsui of California or a designee;

      (5) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4780 if offered by Representative Matsui of California, Representative Gephardt of Missouri, or a designee.

    SEC. 2. Consideration of each such amendment shall begin with an additional period of general debate which shall be confined to the subject of the amendment and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order specified in the first section of this resolution, may be offered only by the named proponent or a designee, shall be considered as read, shall 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 each amendment are waived (except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI).

    SEC. 3. If the Committee of the Whole rises and reports that it has come to no resolution on the bill, then on the next legislative day, immediately after the third daily order of business under clause 1 of rule XIV, the House shall resolve into the Committee of the Whole for further consideration of the bill.

    SEC. 4. 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.