[House Report 106-491] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 106th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session 106-491 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 2005, THE WORKPLACE GOODS JOB GROWTH AND COMPETITIVENESS ACT OF 1999 _______ February 1, 2000.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Ms. Pryce of Ohio, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 412] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 412, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to the House with the recommendation that the resolution be adopted. summary of provisions of the resolution The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 2005, the Workplace Goods Job Growth and Competitiveness Act of 1999, under a modified open rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate divided equally between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule makes in order the Committee on the Judiciary amendment in the nature of a substitute now printed in the bill as an original bill for the purpose of amendment, which shall be open for amendment at any point. The rule further makes in order only those amendments printed in the Congressional Record and pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Each amendment printed in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or his designee, and each amendment shall be considered as read. The rule allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to postpone votes during consideration of the bill, and to reduce voting time to five minutes on a postponed question if the vote follows a fifteen minute vote. Finally, the rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions.