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H.R. 3985 - Allies Act of 2021

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 3985 PDF XML

    (as introduced)

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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the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 1Nadler (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revises the requirement that an applicant "has experienced or is experiencing" a serious threat to require an applicant "has asserted a credible basis for concern about the possibility of" a serious threat. Clarifies that Afghan nationals who worked under cooperative agreements or grants to advance the U.S. mission are eligible for the Afghan SIV program if recommended by the federal agency that authorized their funding. Gives the government the flexibility remove the requirement that applicants file a petition with USCIS. Allows surviving spouses and children to retain eligibility if a request for COM approval is pending and the principal applicant would have been approved for an SIV had they survived. And makes other minor technical changes.Submitted