H. Res. 1084: H.R. 6756 — American Innovation Act of 2018; H.R. 6757 — Family Savings Act of 2018; H.R. 6760 — Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2019

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-3 on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-189 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-189 on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Sessions

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 1084

Report No. 115-985

 

H.R. 6756 -American Innovation Act of 2018

H.R. 6757 - Family Savings Act of 2018

H.R. 6760 - Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018

  1. Closed rule for H.R. 6756.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Closed rule for H.R. 6757.
  8. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  10. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  12. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  13. Closed rule for H.R. 6760.
  14. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  15. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  16. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in pa1·t C of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  17. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  18. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  19. Provides that the yeas and nays shall be considered as ordered on the question of passage and that clause 5(b) of rule 21 shall not apply to the bill or amendments thereto.
  20. Section 4 of the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from October 1, 2018, through November 12, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  21. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4.
  22. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  23. Section 7 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
  24. Section 8 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(l) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (R.R. 6756) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote new business innovation, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 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, and on any further 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 Ways and Means; and (2) 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 bill (H.R. 6757) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage retirement and family savings, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 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, and on any further 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 Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 6760) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affecting individuals, families, and small businesses. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 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, and on any further 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 Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The yeas and nays shall be considered as ordered on the question of passage. Clause 5(b) of rule XXI shall not apply to the bill 01· amendments thereto.

Sec. 4. On any legislative day during the period from October 1, 2018, through November 12, 2018 -

(a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and

(b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 5. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 6. Each day during the period addressed by section 4 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

Sec. 7. Each day during the period addressed by section 4 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

Sec. 8. Each day during the period addressed by section 4 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(l) of rule XXII.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6756 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

  1. Brady, Kevin (TX)

#1

Excludes the budgetary effects of the bill from being entered onto the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecard.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6757 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

  1. Brady, Kevin (TX)

#1

MANAGER'S (1) eliminates the bill provision requiring a study of the PBGC's single employer insurance program, (2) provides a safe harbor for satisfying fiduciary obligations with respect to the selection of an annuity provider for a retirement plan investment option, (3) provides that an unborn child can be treated as a designated beneficiary for a 529 education account, and ( 4) excludes the budgetary effects of the bill from being entered onto the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecard.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6760 INPART C PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

  1. Brady, Kevin (TX)

#6

Excludes the budgetary effects of the bill from being entered onto the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecard.