H.RES.540: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3521) to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for a legislative line-item veto to expedite consideration of rescissions, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2012
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 8, 2012

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Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3521) to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for a legislative line-item veto to expedite consideration of rescissions.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 112-389, by Mr. Woodall.
The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 112-12. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of February 9, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1(c) of rule XV, relating to a measure addressing securities trading based on nonpublic information.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 111.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 540.
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 184 (Roll no. 43).
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 238 - 175 (Roll no. 44).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 7, 2012

Introduced in the House by Rob Woodall (R-Ga.)

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