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Text of Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4098) to provide for ciminal prosecution of persons who alter or destroy evidence ...

...or destroy evidence in certain Federal investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded securities, to disallow debts inc

This resolution was introduced on July 10, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 10, 2002 (Introduced).

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HRES 480 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 480

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4098) to provide for criminal prosecution of persons who alter or destroy evidence in certain Federal investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded securities, to disallow debts incurred in violation of securities fraud laws from being discharged in bankruptcy, to protect whistleblowers against retaliation by their employers, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JULY 10, 2002

Mr. PHELPS submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules


RESOLUTION

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4098) to provide for criminal prosecution of persons who alter or destroy evidence in certain Federal investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded securities, to disallow debts incurred in violation of securities fraud laws from being discharged in bankruptcy, to protect whistleblowers against retaliation by their employers, and for other purposes.

    Resolved, That immediately upon adoption of this resolution the Speaker shall, 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. 4098) to provide for criminal prosecution of persons who alter or destroy evidence in certain Federal investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded securities, to disallow debts incurred in violation of securities fraud laws from being discharged in bankruptcy, to protect whistleblowers against retaliation by their employers, 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 chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. The amendment specified in section 2 of this resolution shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as amended, to the House with such further 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 to recommit with or without instructions.

    SEC. 2. The amendment referred to in the first section of this resolution is as follows:

    ‘Strike section 6 and section 9 and redesignate the remaining sections accordingly.’

    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 the House shall, immediately after the third daily order of business under clause 1 of rule XIV, resolve into the Committee of the Whole for further consideration of the bill.