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COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION:
ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 414-9 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-196 on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.   

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Nugent
113th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 83

[Report No. 113-10]

S. 47 — Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

7. Provides one motion to commit with or without instructions.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (S. 47) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees; (2) an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to commit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

 

 

Description

Debate Time

 

SUBSTITUTE Rules Committee Print 113-2 provides support and services for all victims. The amendment also increases the emphasis on the investigation, prosecution, and services for victims of sexual assault; promotes educational awareness to prevent violence and improve services for young victims; enhances immigration laws to protect victims of violence; ensures that money goes to victims by increasing accountability over VA W A grants; and better protects Indian women from domestic violence.

20 minutes