/  H.J. Res. 79 - Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

H.J. Res. 79 - Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Bill Text

  • Text of H.J. Res. 79 PDF XML

    (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 116-378 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary to accompany H.J. Res. 79

  • Text of H. Res. 842 PDF

    (as introduced by Rep. Raskin)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Monday, February 10, 2020.

MANAGERS: Scanlon/Lesko

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2546.
2. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-50 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. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
9. Closed rule for H.J. Res. 79.
10. Provides one hour of debate on the joint resolution equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.
11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.
12. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the joint resolution shall be considered as adopted and the joint resolution, as amended, shall
be considered as read.
13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution, as amended.
14. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

15. Provides that House Resolution 842 is hereby adopted.
16. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from February 14, 2020, through February 24, 2020: 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.
17. 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.