115th Congress Previous Questions


What is a Motion on Ordering the Previous Question on the Rule?

Defeating the previous question gives the minority party the opportunity to decide what bill or amendments the House will consider. When the motion for the previous question is defeated, control of the time passes to the Member who led the opposition to ordering the previous question. That Member, because he or she then controls the time, may offer an amendment to the rule, or yield for the purpose of amendment. In essence, defeat of the previous question gives the minority party control of the floor and of the schedule for the U.S. House of Representatives, pertaining to the Rule that is being debated.

Politico’s David Rogers writes of the significance and impact of Previous Question votes here.

Previous Questions marked with an “*” are one rule that brought multiple bills to the floor

H.R. 4545 H.R. 1116 H.R. 4263H.Res.7733/14/18 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood..pdf234-183

H.R. 6691 H.Res. 1051 9/6/18 Would make in order Mr. Scott of Virginia’s bill, H.R. 3773 – Child Care for Working Families Act. H.R. 3773 will help families access affordable, high-quality early learning and child care programs in order to help prepare children for success and allow parents to pursue jobs to provide for their families. .pdf 224-181
H.R. 1635  H.R. 4606 H. Res. 1049 9/5/18 Would make in order Mr. Scott of Virginia’s bill, H.R. 6543 – Aim Higher Act. H.R. 6543 is House Democrats’ comprehensive reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that will ensure every student has access to a debt-free college degree or credentials that will help students pursue good paying jobs. .pdf 221-186
Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5515 H.Res. 1027 7/26/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Engel’s and Mr. Connolly’s bill H.R. 6494. H.R. 6494 would help safeguard our Democracy by imposing sanctions on any foreign entity that the Secretary of State determines has unlawfully interfered in US elections for Federal office. Additionally, it prevents the President from waiving sanctions unless the Secretary of the Treasury provides justification for such a waiver to the appropriate congressional committees for review, as required under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. .pdf 226-183
 H.R. 184   H.R. 6311 H.Res. 996 7/24/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the House Rules to add a point of order against any legislation that results in cuts to Medicare or Medicaid. This change to the House Rules will protect millions of seniors and other vulnerable Americans who rely on these vital programs. .pdf 223-188
H.R. 6199 H.Res. 1012 7/24/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Ruiz of California’s bill H.R. 6479. Mr. Ruiz’s bill would amend the Public Health Service Act to prevent the sale of short-term, limited duration insurance plans that don’t provide protections for consumers with pre-existing conditions. .pdf 230-183
H.Con.Res.119 H.Res. 1001 7/18/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Lewis of Georgia’s bill H.R. 12. H.R. 12 will protect the integrity of our democracy by ensuring safe and equal access to the ballot box for all eligible voters and by modernizing our voting systems to ensure secure outcomes in future elections. .pdf 230-183
H.R. 6147 H.Res. 996 7/17/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Engel of New York’s resolution H.Res. 999. Following yesterday’s shameful press conference, during which President Trump refused to hold President Putin accountable for interfering in the 2016 elections and directly undermined the US intelligence community, Mr. Engel’s resolution endorses Speaker Ryan’s statement rebuking President Trump’s remarks. Democrats are urged to vote no in order to concur in Speaker Ryan’s statement that reaffirms the findings of the U.S. Intelligence Community that Russia interfered in our 2016 elections, and that calls on the U.S. to focus on holding Russia accountable for their attacks on our democracy. .pdf 230-183
H.R. 6237 H. Res. 989 7/12/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Nadler of New York’s bill H.R. 6135. In reaction to the Trump Administration’s manufactured crisis at our southern border, caused by its cruel policy of separating young children from their parents, Mr. Nadler’s bill would prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from pursuing a policy of separating families, except in only the most extraordinary circumstances, and limit the criminal prosecution of asylum seekers. .pdf 229-182
H.R. 50 H.R. 3281 H. Res. 985 7/11/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Deutch’s, Mr. McGovern’s, and Mr. Raskin’s bill, H.J.Res. 31. The resolution would reverse Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United by adding to the Constitution of the United States a “Democracy for All” amendment, which would establish the right to enact state and federal laws that regulate spending in public elections. .pdf 228-184
H.R. 200 H.Res 965 7/11/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Cicilline’s bill, H.R. 6239. H.R. 6239 is a bicameral bill that would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require organizations spending money in our federal elections to disclose their donors, and to help prevent foreign interference in our democracy. Mr. Cicilline’s bill is part of House Democrats’ Better Deal agenda that will help ensure transparency in our elections and return government back to the American people. .pdf 225-186
H. Res 970 H. Res. 971 6/28/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Cartwright of Pennsylvania’s bill, H.R. 6238. Following the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Janus vs. AFSCME to overturn decades of legal precedent that protect the rights of unions to collect fair share fees to cover collective bargaining rights, H.R. 6238 would protect the ability of these unions to negotiate for decent pay and reinforce their important role in assuring fair workplaces that benefit all. .pdf 223-186
H.R. 6157 H. Res. 964 6/27/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Rep. Bass of California’s bill H.R. 6236. Due to the Trump Administration’s manufactured crisis at our southern border, caused by its cruel policy of separating young children from their parents, Ms. Bass’ bill would require federal agencies to reunify children who were forcibly separated from their family .pdf 231-188
H.R. 6157 H.R. 2083 H. Res. 961 6/26/18  Following the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Janus vs. AFSCME to overturn decades of legal precedent that protect the rights of unions to collect fair share fees to cover collective bargaining rights, H.R. 6238 would protect the ability of these unions to negotiate for decent pay and reinforce their important role in assuring fair workplaces that benefit all. .pdf 219-172
H.R.4760

 

H. Res. 954 6/21/18  The Democratic Previous Question would would provide for consideration of H.R. 4760 – Securing America’s Future Act, and will make in order four substitute amendments to that bill, drafted at the discretion of the authors so long as they are germane to the underlying bill. H.Res. 774 allows for the amendment that receives the most votes (and at least a simple majority) to pass the House under a rule known as “queen-of-the-hill.” The four amendments that H.Res. 774 allows for are: an amendment offered by Rep. Goodlatte, which could be similar to H.R. 4760, an amendment offered by Rep. Roybal-Allard, which could be similar to a clean DREAM Act an amendment offered by Speaker Ryan an amendment offered by Rep. Denham, which could be similar to the bipartisan bill H.R. 4796 – USA Act. If the underlying Rule passes, it will turn off the discharge petition, and allow the House GOP to bring up anti-immigrant legislation that does not solve the DACA crisis .pdf 232-190
H.R.6082 H.R. 5797 H.R. 6

 

H. Res. 949  6/20/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the 21st Century Cures Act to provide additional funds for state grants to address the opioid crisis. Further, the bill provides additional funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for state grants to conduct research on addiction and pain related to substance misuse. .pdf 221-185
H.R.2851 H.R. 5735 H.R. 5788

 

H. Res. 934 6/13/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the 21st Century Cures Act to appropriate $2.5 billion to provide additional funds for state grants to help combat the opioids abuse health epidemic. .pdf 230-183 
H.R.5895 H.R. 3

 

H. Res. 923 6/7/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make the budgeting change necessary to implement the VA MISSION Act without subjecting its funding to the Budget Control Act’s current discretionary spending cap, thereby protecting other non-defense programs that benefit veterans. The amendment would also include the additional funds that are being self-executed in H.R. 5698 to fund non-VA community care and family caregiver programs .pdf 227-185
Senate Amendment to H.R. 3249

H.R. 8

H.R. 5895

 

H. Res. 918 6/6/18  The Democratic Previous Question calls on Congress to create millions of new jobs through investing in roads, bridges, and 21st century clean energy infrastructure projects that will benefit all Americans and not just billionaires .pdf 224-176
H.R.5515

 

H. Res. 908 5/23/18  The Democratic Previous Question would rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2017. H.R. 2475 would invest $100 billion to improve important physical and digital infrastructure in our nation’s schools. It’s crucial for Congress to invest in infrastructure for our schools to ensure our children receive the education they deserve .pdf 222-189
H.R.5515

S. 204

S. 2155

H. Res. 905 5/22/18  The Democratic Previous Question would help reduce the influence of big money in politics by establishing a small-donor matching system, permitting unlimited coordinated party expenditures from small donor sources, and by requiring disclosure by all bundlers of bundled contributions. Mr. Sarbanes’ bill is part of House Democrats’ Better Deal Agenda that will help make government more open and transparent. .pdf 222-184
H.R.2 H. Res. 900  5/17/18  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit the Farm Bill from going into effect until the President certifies to Congress that none of the Administration’s recent actions related to trade and tariffs would cause harm to domestic farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural producers. .pdf 228-189
H.R.5698

S. 2372

H.R. 2

H. Res. 891 5/16/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make a budgeting change necessary to implement the VA MISSION Act without subjecting its funding to the Budget Control Act’s current discretionary spending cap, thereby protecting other non-defense programs that benefit veterans. .pdf 230-184
H.R.3052 H. Res. 879 5/9/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Ms. Eshoo’s bill H.R. 305. H.R. 305 would amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the President, as well as any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President, to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. This bill would ensure more transparency in the political process and provide the American people with additional information about potential conflicts of interest of the President or a candidate for the office of the President. .pdf 223-190
H.R. 5645 H.R. 2151 S.J Res. 57 H. Res. 872 5/8/18  The Democratic Previous Question would invest in registered apprenticeship programs that give hard-working Americans the skills and tools they need to compete for good jobs. Additionally, H.R. 2933 improves coordination between these apprenticeship-trained workers and employers who are looking to hire them. Promoting apprenticeships is part of offering a better deal to hard-working Americans to ensure that they can make it in America with better jobs, better wages, and a better future .pdf 226-177
H.R. 5444 H.R. 5445 H. Res. 831 4/28/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Ms. Eshoo’s bill H.R. 305. H.R. 305 would amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the President, as well as any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President, to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. This bill would ensure more transparency in the political process and provide the American people with additional information about potential conflicts of interest of the President or a candidate for the office of the President. .pdf 226-189
H.R. 4890 H.Res.811  4/11/18  The Democratic Previous Question would self-execute an exemption into the House Republican’s proposed Balanced Budget Amendment, removing spending on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from the balanced budget requirement in the underlying constitutional amendment. This exemption will protect millions of seniors and other vulnerable Americans who rely on these vital programs from losing retirement and health benefits as a result of H.J.Res 2 .pdf 231-186
Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 H.Res.796  3/22/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 233-186
H.R. 4566 H.R. 5247 H.Res.787  3/20/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 233-181
H.R. 4061 H.R. 4293 H.Res.780 3/15/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Thompson’s (CA) bill H.R. 4240; Mr. Clyburn’s bill H.R. 3464; Mr. Carbajal’s bill H.R. 2598; and Ms. Murphy’s bill H.R. 1478. These four bills close the dangerous gun show, internet sale, and classified ad background check loopholes; prevent the sale of guns without a completed background check; ensure that people who are a danger to themselves or others can be prevented from purchasing or possessing a gun; and allow the government to sponsor scientific research on the causes of gun violence. .pdf 232-182
H.R. 4545 H.R. 1116 H.R. 4263 H.Res.773 3/14/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 234-183
H.R. 1119 H.R. 1917 H.Res.762 3/7/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 229-183
H.R. 4296 H.R. 4507 H.Res.747 2/27/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Mr. Thompson’s (CA) bill H.R. 4240, Mr. Clyburn’s bill H.R. 3464, and Mr. Carbajal’s bill H.R. 2598. These three bills close the dangerous gun show, internet sale, and classified ad background check loopholes, prevent the sale of guns without a completed background check, and ensure that people who are a danger to themselves or others can be prevented from purchasing or possessing a gun. .pdf 227-185 
H.R. 1865 H.Res.748 2/27/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 228-184
H.R. 620 H.R. 3299 H.R. 3978 H.Res.736 2/14/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 228-187
Senate Amendment to H.R. 1892 H.Res 734 2/9/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 224-186
Senate Amendment to H.R. 1892 H.Res.727 2/6/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 235-189
H.R. 772 H.R. 1153 H.R. 4771 H.Res.725 2/6/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Ms. Kuster’s bill H.R. 4938 – Respond NOW Act. H.R. 4938 invests in the prevention and treatment of opioid addiction, including funding for education and awareness, research, health care workforce development and community-based interventions. .pdf 231-188 
Senate Amendment to H.R. 695 H.Res.714 1/30/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 232-187 
Martial Law Authority Rule H.Res.708 1/20/18  The Democratic Previous Question would make in order Ms. McCollum’s bill H.R. 4871 – Pay Our Military Act of 2018. H.R. 4871, would ensure that in the event of a government shutdown, the government would continue to pay members of the Armed Forces, including paying death benefits for the survivors of service members. The bill would also provide pay to the civilian personnel and contractors of the Department of Defense (and Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard). .pdf 224-180
H.R. 4712 H.Res.694 1/18/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.4820, which would extend various Medicare programs and policies that expired at the end of 2017 that Republicans failed to address, including the waiver of caps on therapy services for Medicare beneficiaries and enhanced payments to providers in rural areas to ensure access to care for seniors and people with disabilities. It also prevents scheduled cuts to Medicaid Disproportionate Share (DSH) payments to safety net hospitals. .pdf 229-190
Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 H.Res.696 1/18/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.4820, which would extend various Medicare programs and policies that expired at the end of 2017 that Republicans failed to address, including the waiver of caps on therapy services for Medicare beneficiaries and enhanced payments to providers in rural areas to ensure access to care for seniors and people with disabilities. It also prevents scheduled cuts to Medicaid Disproportionate Share (DSH) payments to safety net hospitals. .pdf 229-191
H.R. 3326 H.R. 2954 H.Res.693 1/17/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 230-187
S.140 H.Res.681 1/10/18  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 234-181
Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370 H.Res.670 12/21/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 232-188
Senate Amendment to H.R. 1 H.Res.668 12/20/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit consideration in the House of Representatives or the Senate of any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that repeals or limits the State and Local Tax Deduction or repeals the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act. .pdf 234-188
H.R. 3312 H.Res.667 12/19/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit consideration in the House of Representatives or the Senate of any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that repeals or limits the State and Local Tax Deduction or repeals the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act. .pdf 233-187
H.R. 1638
H.R. 34324
H.Res.658  12/13/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 229-189
H.R. 2396
H.R. 4015
H.Res. 657 12/13/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from relying on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to eliminate the existing Net Neutrality policy. By preventing the NPRM from going into effect, H.R. 4585 helps ensure the internet remains free and open .pdf 236-187
H.R. 477
H.R. 3971 H.J.Res. 123
H.Res. 647 12/7/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit consideration in the House of Representatives or the Senate of any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that repeals or limits the State and Local Tax Deduction or repeals the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act. .pdf 236-190
H.R. 38 H.Res. 645 12/6/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 236-189
H.R. 4182
H.R. 1699
H.Res. 635 11/30/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 229-189
H.R. 3905
H.R. 3017
H.Res. 631 11/29/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the President, as well as any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President, to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. .pdf 227-189
H.R. 1 H.Res. 619 11/15/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit consideration in the House of Representatives or the Senate of any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, amendment between the Houses, or conference report that repeals or limits the State and Local Tax Deduction. .pdf 234-193
H.R. 2874 H.Res. 616 11/14/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 234-189
H.R. 2201 H.Res. 609 11/8/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 224-190
H.R. 3043
H.R. 3441
H.Res. 607 11/7/17  The Democratic Previous Question would establish a Select Committee to study gun violence and make recommendations aimed at preventing senseless acts of violence like the unforgivable tragedies that unfolded in the past month. .pdf 233-182
H.R. 3922 H.Res. 601 11/2/17  The Democratic Previous Question would prohibit the House or the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union from considering any measure related to comprehensive tax reform until estimates from the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation of the bill’s impact have been made available on a publicly accessible website for 48 hours. .pdf 230-191
H.R. 3922 H.Res. 600 11/2/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, which would create a 12-member, bipartisan, independent commission to examine the extent to which Russia or any other foreign entities attempted to manipulate, interfere with, or otherwise undermine public trust in our democracy. .pdf 230-193
H.R. 2936 H.Res. 595 11/1/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 232-184
SA to H. Con. Res 71 H.Res.580 10/25/17  The Democratic Previous Question would create a point of order in the House and Senate that prohibits any legislation from limiting or repealing the State and local tax deduction. .pdf 229-188
 H.R. 469 H.R. 732 H.Res.577 10/24/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 228-189
S. 585 H.Res.562 10/11/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 227-190
 H. Con. Res. 71 H.Res.553 10/4/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H. Res. 367, which would establish the Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. .pdf 231-189
 H.R. 36 H.Res.548 10/3/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood. .pdf 233-184
 H.R. 3823 H.Res.538 9/27/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 223-187
 H.R. 2824

H.R. 2792

H.Res.533 9/26/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 230-189
 H.R. 3697 H.Res.513 9/12/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 222-184
 H.R. 601 H.Res.509 9/8/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.Re.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf Voice Vote
 H.R. 3354 H.Res. 504 9/7/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.Re.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 227-186
 H.R. 3354 H.Res 500 9/6/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.Re.3440, which would permanently protect DREAMers and allow them to remain here and work legally to contribute to strengthening the nation they have called home since childhood .pdf 233-187
 H.R. 3219 H.Res.478 7/27/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to make in order Rep. Barbara Lee’s amendment repealing the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force. .pdf 233-185
 H.R. 3219 H.Res.473 7/26/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to consider the Department of Defense, Energy and Water, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bills each under an open rule. .pdf 230-193
H.J.Res.11 H.Res.468 7/25/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 2933, the Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act, which would promote effective apprenticeships that give students and workers the skills they need to find well-paying jobs. .pdf 229-184
H.R. 2910 H.R. 2883 H.R. 218 H.Res. 454 7/19/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 685, the Bring Jobs Home Act, which closes a tax loophole that actually rewards companies for moving jobs overseas while providing a tax credit to companies that move jobs back home to the U.S. .pdf 236-192
 H.R. 806 H.Res.451 7/18/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 2510, the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2017, which would invest in our wastewater infrastructure. .pdf 231-188
 H.R. 2810 H.Res.440 7/13/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 2933, the Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act, which would promote effective apprenticeships that give students and workers the skills they need to find well-paying jobs. .pdf 234-187
H.R.2810 H.R. 23 H.Res. 431 7/12/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration H.R. 1868, which reinstates the Federal Communications Commission’s rules adopted on October 27, 2016 that protect the privacy of broadband customers. .pdf 234- 183
 H.R. 3004 H.Res. 415 6/29/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 685, the Bring Jobs Home Act, which closes a tax loophole that actually rewards companies for moving jobs overseas while providing a tax credit to companies that move jobs back home to the U.S .pdf 235-190
 H.R. 3003 H.Res.414 6/28/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consdieration of H.R. 15, the Raise the Wage Act,, which would give workers the raise they deserve, and increase the Federal minimum wage to $15 an hour within 7 years. .pdf 235-190
 H.R. 1215 H.Res.382 6/27/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consdieration of H.R. 2475, the Rebuild America’s Schools Act, which would would invest $100 billion in the physical and digital infrastructure needs of our schools. .pdf 234-184
H.R. 1873 H.R. 1654 H.Res.392 6/23/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 685, the Bring Jobs Home Act, which closes a tax loophole that actually rewards companies for moving jobs overseas while providing a tax credit to companies that move jobs back home to the U.S. . .pdf 229-186
 H.R. 2842 H.Res.396 6/22/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 2510, the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2017, which would invest in our wastewater infrastructure. .pdf 226-184
H.R. 2581 S. 1094 H.Res.382 6/12/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 229-189
 H.R. 10 H.Res.375 6/7/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 228-185
 H.R. 2213 H.Res.374 6/7/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 228-189
H.R. 1973 H.R. 1761 H.Res. 352   5/24/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 1516, the Healthy Families Act, which would ensure paid sick leave for working families. .pdf 231-188
 H.R. 953 H.Res. 348  5/23/17  The Democratic Previous Question would change the House Rules to restrict consideration of any bill, joint resolution, motion, amendment, or conference report that: (1) cuts Social Security benefits, (2) raises the retirement age for Social Security, (3) privatizes Social Security, (4) cuts guaranteed Medicare benefits, or (5) results in cuts to state Medicaid plan benefits or eligibility. .pdf 229-191
 H.R. 1039 H.Res.324  5/18/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. .pdf 226-188
 H.R. 1628

H.R. 2192

H.Res.308  5/4/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rules of the House to prevent any
healthcare-related legislation from being considered if it does not have a CBO cost estimate or if it would 1) Deny health coverage or require higher premiums due to pre-existing conditions; 2) Impose life-time limits on health coverage;3) Prevent individuals under age 26 from being covered under their parents’ plans; 4)Reduce the number of people receiving health care under the ACA; 5)Increase costs to seniors by re-opening the donut hole and raising prescription drug costs; 6) Require people to pay for preventive services, including cancer screenings; 7) Reduce Medicare solvency or change the Medicare guarantee; or 8) Reduce federal taxes on the 1 percent of the population with the highest incomes or increase taxes on the 80 percent of hard-working Americans earning moderate to low incomes.
.pdf 235-193
 SA to H.R. 244 H.Res.305  5/3/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rules of the House to prevent any healthcare-related legislation from being considered if it does not have a CBO cost estimate or if it would 1) Deny health coverage or require higher premiums due to pre-existing conditions; 2) Impose life-time limits on health coverage;3) Prevent individuals under age 26 from being covered under their parents’ plans; 4)Reduce the number of people receiving health care under the ACA; 5)Increase costs to seniors by re-opening the donut hole and raising prescription drug costs; 6) Require people to pay for preventive services, including cancer screenings; 7) Reduce Medicare solvency or change the Medicare guarantee; or 8) Reduce federal taxes on the 1 percent of the population with the highest incomes or increase taxes on the 80 percent of hard-working Americans earning moderate to low incomes. .pdf 231-192
 H.R. 1180  H.Res.299  5/2/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration H.R. 1868, which reinstates the Federal Communications Commission’s rules adopted on October 27, 2016 that protect the privacy of broadband customers.  .pdf 233-190 
 H.R. 1694  H.Res.280  4/27/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H. Res. 286, which would direct certain officials of the Trump Administration to provide information to the House of Representatives that will enable the House to meet its constitutional responsibility to conduct oversight of the Trump Administration by investigating potential conflicts of interests of President Donald J. Trump.  .pdf  230-193
 H.R. 1695  H.Res.275  4/26/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years.  .pdf  234-191
 H.R. 1219  H.Res.242  4/5/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years.  .pdf  231-182
 H.R. 1343  H.Res.240  4/4/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 1869, to address the male to female income disparity in the United States and make equal pay for women a reality in the workplace.  .pdf  229-187
 H.R. 1304  H.Res.241  4/4/17  The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration H.R. 1868, which reinstates the Federal Communications Commission’s rules adopted on October 27, 2016 that protect the privacy of broadband customers.  .pdf  232-188
H.R. 1431 H.Res. 233 3/29/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 232-188
S.J. Res. 34 H.Res. 230 3/28/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. .pdf 232-184
H.R. 1430 H.Res.229 3/28/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 231-189
H.R. 1628 H.Res.228 3/24/17 No PQ offered. N/A 236-186
N/A H.Res.221 3/23/17 No PQ offered. N/A 233-185
H.R. 1101 H.Res.210 3/21/17 The Democratic Previous Question would change the Rules of the House so that it would not be in order to consider any legislation proposing to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 unless a CBO cost estimate is available. Would also prohibit consideration a rule or order that waives this requirement. .pdf 233-186
H.R. 372 H.Res.209 3/21/17 The Democratic Previous Question would change the Rules of the House so that it would not be in order to consider any legislation proposing to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 unless a CBO cost estimate is available. Would also prohibit consideration a rule or order that waives this requirement. .pdf 231-185
H.R. 1259, H.R. 1367, H.R. 1181 H.Res.198 3/16/17 The Democratic Previous Question would exempt the Department of Veterans’ Affairs from the federal hiring freeze ordered in President Trump’s Memorandum issued on January 23, 2017. .pdf 227-185
H.R. 720, H.R. 985 H.Res.180 3/9/17 The Democratic Previous Question would change the Rules of the House so that it would not be in order to consider any legislation proposing to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act unless a CBO cost estimate is available. Would also prohibit consideration a rule or order that waives this requirement. .pdf 233-186
H.R. 1301 H.Res. 174 3/8/17 The Democratic Previous Question would change the Rules of the House so that it would not be in order to consider any legislation proposing to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act unless a CBO cost estimate is available. Would also prohibit consideration a rule or order that waives this requirement. .pdf 232-189
H.R. 725 H.Res. 175 3/8/17 The Democratic Previous Question would change the Rules of the House so that it would not be in order to consider any legislation proposing to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act unless a CBO cost estimate is available. Would also prohibit consideration of a rule or order that waives this requirement. .pdf 230-184
H.R. 1004, H.R. 1009 H.Res. 156 3/1/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 189-233
H.R. 998, H.J.Res. 83 H.Res. 150 2/28/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require any candidate of a major political party for the office of the President to submit their Federal income tax returns for the three most recent years. .pdf 191-224
H.J. Res. 43, H.J.Res. 69 H.Res. 123 2/15/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 190-233
H.J. Res. 66, H.J.Res. 67 H.Res. 116 2/14/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 188-227
H.R. 428, H.J.Res. 42 H.Res. 99 2/14/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the National Security Act of 1947 to prohibit any individual whose primary responsibility is political in nature from being designated a member of the Council.  Further, the bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Director of National Intelligence or the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff should not be prevented from attending Principals Committee meetings. .pdf 187-225
H.J.Res. 44, H.J.Res. 57, H.J.Res. 58 H.Res. 91 2/7/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H. Res. 78, Reiterating the indisputable fact that the Nazi regime targeted the Jewish people in its perpetration of the Holocaust and calling on every entity in the executive branch to affirm that fact. .pdf 187-234
H.J.Res. 36, H.J.Res. 37 H.Res. 74 2/2/17 The Democratic Previous Question would bring up HR 724, the Statue of Liberty Values Act, offered by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, which would give the Republican Congress a second chance in as many days to defund and rescind President Trump’s unconstitutional and dangerous ban. .pdf 188-230
H.J.Res. 40, H.J.Res. 41 H.Res. 71 2/1/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 724, the Statue of Liberty Values Act of 2017, which provides that President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order shall have no force or effect. .pdf 191-231
H.J.Res. 38 H.Res. 70 1/31/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 724, the Statue of Liberty Values Act of 2017, which provides that President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order shall have no force or effect. .pdf 183-236
H.R. 7 H.Res. 55 1/24/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 305, the Presidential Tax Transparency Act. .pdf 187-233
S.Con.Res 3, S. 84 H.Res. 48 1/13/17 The Democratic Previous Question would add sections to the Resolution that would create a point of order in both the House and Senate against any legislation if it: 1.) cuts Social Security benefits, 2.) raises the retirement age for Social Security, 3.) privatizes Social Security, 4.) cuts guaranteed Medicare benefits, or 5.) cuts State Medicaid plan benefits or eligibility. .pdf 179-234
H.R. 78, H.R. 238 H.Res. 40 1/11/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 371, to address financial conflicts of interest of the President and Vice President. .pdf 168-232
H.R. 79, H.R. 5 H.Res. 33 1/10/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H.R. 356, to establish the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. .pdf 179-234
H.R. 11, H.R. 26 H.Res. 22 1/5/17 The Democratic Previous Question would amend the rule to allow for consideration of H. Res. 23, which would express the sense of the House and reaffirm the United States policy in support of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. .pdf 188-235
H.Res. 5 1/3/17 The Democratic Previous Question would prevent legislation from being considered that would 1.) deny health coverage or require higher premiums due to pre-existing conditions; 2.) allow life-time limits on health coverage; 3.) prevent individuals under age 26 from being covered under their parents’ plans; 4.) reduce the number of people receiving health care under ACA; 5.) increase costs to seniors by re-opening the donut hole and raising prescription drug costs; 6.) require people to pay for preventive services, including cancer screenings; Reduce Medicare solvency or change the Medicare guarantee; or 7.) reduce federal taxes on the 1 percent of the population with the highest incomes or increase taxes on the 80 percent of hard-working Americans earning moderate to low incomes.  .pdf 193-237

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