H.R.2857: GIVE Act

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Bill Summary

Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, or the GIVE Act - Amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (NCSA) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (DVSA) to revise their programs and reauthorize appropriations for them through FY2012. Title I: Amendments to National and Community Service Act of 1990 - Revises under the NSCA: (1) the School-Based and Community-Based Service-Learning programs and Higher...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 44 - 0.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.
Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities Discharged.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 110-420.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 265.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1015 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2857 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
Rule H. Res. 1015 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1015.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2857 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 1015 and Rule XVIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ellen O. Tauscher to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2857.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the McCarthy (NY) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the McKeon amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Matsui amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the McDermott amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the English amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the English amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Sutton amendment.
DEBATE - Pusuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Flake amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Flake amendment, the Chair put the question on the adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the Flake amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1015, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Inslee amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Inslee amendment, the Chair put the question on the adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Platts demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the Inslee amendment until later in the legislative day.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2857 as unfinished business.
Considered as unfinished business.
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2857.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Mr. Lungren, Daniel E. moved to recommit with instructions to Education and Labor.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lungren motion to recommit with instructions, pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with a complete new text consisting of the bill H.R. 3773, as passed by the Senate.
Mr. Miller, George raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Miller stated that the motion to recommit with instructions sought to insert non-germane material into the bill. Sustained by the Chair.
Mr. Lungren, Daniel E. appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
Mr. Miller, George moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 191, 1 Present (Roll no. 107).
Mr. Kuhl (NY) moved to recommit with instructions to Education and Labor.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuhl motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting a new section entitled Criminal History Checks.
Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1015, the Chair announced that further proceedings on H.R. 2857 would be postponed.
June 26, 2007

Introduced in the House by Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.)

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