H.R.3442: Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015

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Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to provide a report to Congress prior to any date on which the Secretary anticipates the public debt will reach the statutory limit. The Secretary must appear before the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee to submit a report including: historic, current, and projected levels of debt; historic levels of...

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Date Description
Feb. 22, 2016
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Feb. 11, 2016
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3442.
Feb. 11, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 11, 2016

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 267 - 151 (Roll no. 76).

Feb. 11, 2016

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 179 - 238 (Roll no. 75). (consideration: CR H748)

Feb. 11, 2016
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H748)
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Doggett motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments to require an analysis of the long-term revenue lost from tax avoidance and evasion resulting from inversions and the exploitation of tax loopholes by businesses and wealthy individuals and the long-term revenue effect of a shrinking middle class.
Feb. 11, 2016
Mr. Doggett moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means. (consideration: CR H747-748; text: CR H747)
Feb. 11, 2016
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Feb. 11, 2016
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H746)
Feb. 11, 2016
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3442.
Feb. 11, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Takano amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Takano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Takano amendment No. 8.
Feb. 11, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijavla demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 7.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Messer amendment No. 6.
Feb. 11, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Duffy amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Duffy demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duffy amendment No. 5.
Feb. 11, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kelly (IL) amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Kelly (IL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kelly (IL) amendment No. 4.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 3.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huelskamp amendment No. 2.
Feb. 11, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 609, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 1.
Feb. 11, 2016
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3442.
Feb. 11, 2016
The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Feb. 11, 2016
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 609 and Rule XVIII.
Feb. 11, 2016
Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3442 and H.R. 3293.
Feb. 11, 2016
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 609. (consideration: CR H728-749; text of measure as reported in House: CR H735-736)
Feb. 9, 2016
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 609 Reported to House. Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3442 and H.R. 3293.
Oct. 7, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 220.
Oct. 7, 2015
Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 114-291.
Sept. 10, 2015
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
Sept. 10, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 8, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Sept. 8, 2015

Introduced in the House by Kenny Marchant (R-Texas)

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