[House Report 113-440] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 113th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session 113-440 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 4438) TO AMEND THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO SIMPLIFY AND MAKE PERMANENT THE RESEARCH CREDIT _______ May 6, 2014.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Cole, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 569] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 569, 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 consideration of H.R. 4438, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014, under a closed rule. The resolution provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS The waiver of all points of order against consideration of the bill includes a waiver of section 311 of the Congressional Budget Act, which prohibits consideration of legislation that would cause revenues to be less than the level of total revenues set forth in the concurrent resolution on the budget. Although the resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, the Committee is not aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.