/  H.R. 1573 - Access to Counsel Act of 2021

H.R. 1573 - Access to Counsel Act of 2021

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1573 PDF XML

    (as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary)

  • H. Rept. 117-21 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary to accompany H.R. 1573

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

MANAGERS: Raskin/Reschenthaler

1. Closed rule for H.R. 51.
2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform or their designees.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Reform now printed in the bill 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. Provides one motion to recommit.
7. Closed rule for H.R. 1573.
8. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary or their designees.
9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
10. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
12. Provides one motion to recommit.

13. Closed rule for H.R. 1333.
14. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary or their designees.
15. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
16. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
17. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
18. Provides one motion to recommit.
19. House Resolution 316 is hereby adopted.
20. Provides that House Resolution 188, agreed to March 8, 2021, is amended (1) in section 11, by striking “April 22, 2021” and inserting “May 20, 2021”; (2) in section 16, by striking “calendar day of April 22, 2021” and inserting “legislative day of May 20, 2021”; and (3) in section 17, by striking “April 22, 2021” and inserting “May 20, 2021”.
21. Provides that at any time through the legislative day of Thursday, April 22, 2021, the Speaker may entertain motions offered by the Majority Leader or a designee that the House suspend the rules with respect to multiple measures that were the object of motions to suspend the rules on the legislative days of April 19 or 20, 2021, and on which the yeas and nays were ordered and further proceedings postponed. The Chair shall put the question on any such motion without debate or intervening motion, and the ordering of the yeas and nays on postponed motions to suspend the rules with respect to such measures is vacated.
22. House Concurrent Resolution 30 is hereby adopted.
23. Provides that for purposes of the joint session to receive the President of the United States on April 28, 2021, former Members, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners shall not be admitted to the Hall of the House or rooms leading thereto.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Issa (CA)RepublicanDelays effectuation until the Secretary certifies the bill will not cause a substantial negative impact to CBP’s ability to facilitate lawful trade and travel into the US.Submitted
2Version 1Issa (CA)RepublicanProvides that in the event that any federal court holds that a covered individual as defined in sec. 2(a)(4)(B) shall be afforded counsel at the expense of the United States government, the access given from the bill is voided.Submitted
3Version 1Bishop, Dan (NC), Steube (FL), Posey (FL)RepublicanRequires that an alien reasonably suspected of being a terrorist, cartel member, or member of a transnational criminal organization shall be subjected to expedited removal proceedings.Submitted
4Version 1Arrington (TX)RepublicanClarifies that the Federal government can never pay for direct legal representation for any alien.Submitted
5Version 1Arrington (TX)RepublicanStrikes “‘person, organization, or entity’” from subsection (iii) and inserts "individual".Submitted