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H.R. 2668 - Consumer Protection and Recovery Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 117-11 PDF

    Showing the text of H.R. 2668, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

  • Text of H.R. 2668 PDF XML

    (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 117-90, Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce to accompany H.R. 2668

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Monday, July 19, 2021.

MANAGERS: Ross/Burgess

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2467.
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 Energy and Commerce or their designees.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-10, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, 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 that following debate, each further amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
9. Provides one motion to recommit.
10. Closed rule for H.R. 2668.
11. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their designees.
12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
13. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-11 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
15. Provides one motion to recommit.

16. Closed rule for H.R. 3985.
17. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary or their designees.
18. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
19. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
20. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
21. Provides one motion to recommit.
22. Provides that at any time through the legislative day of Thursday, July 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 July 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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanMakes it unlawful for any person to engage in a pattern or practice of sending bad faith patent demand letters for potential infringement of a patent regarding COVID-19 related products.Submitted
2Version 1Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanClarifies the FTC may only seek restitution and disgorgement in cases involving unfair or deceptive acts or practices in which a reasonable person would have known the potential violation under consideration was unfair or deceptive, and reduces the statute of limitations from 10 years to 5 years but also includes an avenue to allow the FTC to seek (under the approval from the courts) equitable relief with respect to violations where a corporation engaged in intentionally deceptive or fraudulent conduct that prevented the Commission from bringing the suit within the 5 year statute of limitations.Submitted
3Version 1Latta (OH)RepublicanInserts a new division to the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act, creating a federal privacy standard enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and State Attorneys General. Violations of Division B would be treated as an unfair or deceptive act or practice and enforced by the FTC. In addition, the amendment would create a Data Privacy and Security Fund to provide victims with restitution.Submitted
4Version 1Boebert, Lauren (CO)RepublicanLate Changes Statute of Limitations from 10 years to 7 years.Submitted
5Version 1Bentz (OR)RepublicanLate Codifies the FTC policy statement from 2015 about bringing Section 5 “unfair methods of competition” enforcement actions in light of the consumer welfare standard.Submitted
6Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds collected under Section 2 of this bill to be used for the purpose of making payments in support of a campaign for election for the office of Senator or Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, Congress.Submitted
7Version 1Schrader (OR), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Bourdeaux (GA), Case (HI)DemocratLate Withdrawn Shortens the statute of limitations from 10 years to 8 years.Withdrawn