/  H.R. 6800-The Heroes Act

H.R. 6800 - The Heroes Act

Bill Text

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    (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

1. Closed rule for H. Res. 965.
2. Provides that upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider H. Res. 965.
3. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules.
4. Provides that the resolution shall be considered as read.
5. Closed rule for H.R. 6800.
6. Provides that upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider H.R. 6800 without intervention of any question of consideration.
7. Provides two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
9. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
11. Provides that clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
12. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

13. Provides that until completion of proceedings enabled by the first two sections of the resolution, (a) the Chair may decline to entertain any intervening motion (except as expressly provided herein), resolution, question, or notice; and (b) the Chair may decline to entertain the question of consideration.
14. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 19, 2020, through July 21, 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.
15. Provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution.
16. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
17. 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).
18. 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 the purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).
19. Provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 shall not constitute a legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XV (Consensus Calendar).
20. Provides for consideration of concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2020.
21. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of July 19, 2020, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV, and that the Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.
22. Waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 21, 2020.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Murphy, Gregory (NC), Norman (SC)RepublicanStrikes provisions that would allow existing recovery rebate checks to be claimed with a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and changes the rules for the second recovery rebate checks to remove the TIN requirement and match what is in existing law (SSNs, plus TINs allowed for adopted children of citizens with SSNs).Submitted
2Version 1Budd (NC), Buck (CO)RepublicanCaps the amount individuals can receive from unemployment insurance at 100 percent of their previous wages.Submitted
3Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanStrikes the entirety of Title I, Subtitle G-Deduction of State and Local Taxes from the bill.Submitted
4Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanEnsures that no taxpayer funds authorized in this bill will be given to anyone in America illegally.Submitted
5Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanEnsures that no taxpayer funds authorized in this bill will be used to aid or support institutions that provide abortions.Submitted
6Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanAmends the Help America Vote Act to prohibit individuals from collecting and returning more than 10 mail ballots to an election official.Submitted
7Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanAmends the Help America Vote Act to prohibit individuals from collecting and returning mail ballots to an election official unless the individual attests to their eligibility to vote in the state.Submitted
8Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanAmends the Help America Vote Act to require states to provide transparency on individuals that wish to collect and return mail ballots to an election official.Submitted
9Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanAmends the Help America Vote Act to prohibit HAVA grants to states that allow ballot harvesting.Submitted
10Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Provides more funding towards the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, would increase the age requirements in the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, and would require nonprofit colleges to provide half of their allocated emergency aid to students in need.Withdrawn
11Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Ensures that money goes to local governments, provides State and local officials with the flexibility to do longer term planning for running their elections while the pandemic is ongoing, and to make responsible decisions when going through their procurement and administrative processes.Withdrawn
12Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would prohibit the Secretary of State, Governors, and institutions of higher education from excluding undocumented students from emergency aid.Withdrawn
13Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Removes barriers formerly incarcerated individuals face when applying to PPP loans.Withdrawn
14Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Cicilline (RI)DemocratWithdrawn Places an immediate moratorium on mergers or acquisitions involving the largest companies and equity funds except for those that are clearly in the interest of economic or national security.Withdrawn
15Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Sets requirements of corporations receiving federal aid to implement paid leave for workers, a minimum wage, and a limitation of CEO and executive pay.Withdrawn
16Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Requires corporations receiving federal aid to maintain current workforce levels and benefits, worker pay, and collective bargaining agreements.Withdrawn
17Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Removes waiver authority from the Secretary of the Treasury and Board of Governors when it comes to requirements of corporations receiving federal aid.Withdrawn
18Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Grants an equity stake, dividend and voting rights to workers of corporations receiving federal aid.Withdrawn
19Version 1Price (NC)DemocratAuthorizes $500 million to CNCS, includes waivers and flexibilities.Submitted
20Version 1Lowey (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Makes technical and conforming changes so that the bill title reads as “The Heroes Act”. Modifies appropriations provisions to provide additional rural assistance, provide greater flexibility for Labor and Health and Human services funding items, adds a risk mitigation program, ensures application of non-discrimination requirements, incorporates increased eligibility for authorized programs, prohibits PPP assistance for lobbyists salaries, prohibits covered loans to certain nonprofits engaged in election and campaign activities, expands the forgiveness safe harbor and the allowable use and forgiveness of expenditures for PPE, provides student loan debt relief, and requires every federal agency that funds or oversees scientific research to develop, adopt, and enforce a scientific integrity policy.Considered As Adopted
21Version 2Grothman (WI)RepublicanRevised CDC Study on Connection Between Vitamin D Deficiencies and COVID-19 Mortality RatesRevised
22Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanRequire Treasury and SBA to expound upon their definition of economic hardship to provide additional clarity for small businesses participating in the Paycheck Protection Program.Submitted
23Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanStrikes the extension of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) and reduces the current FPUC from $600 per month to $300 per month beginning on or after June 1, 2020.Submitted