H.J.Res. 37 - Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices.

Net-neutrality - Science, technology, communications. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) 
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The bill was voted on in the House on April 8, 2011 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on April 8, 2011.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 240 voted NO: 179
14 voted present/not voting

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Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices.

H.J.Res. 37 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS)
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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.
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    Sponsor
    Greg Walden
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Science, technology, communications
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    • Internet and video services
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/16/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House4/08/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Consideration of the Joint Resolution: H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices4/08/2011This motion PASSED the House
    238 voted YES 174 voted NO 21 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseTable Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices4/08/2011This motion PASSED the House
    235 voted YES 181 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedHouseOn Passage - House - H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices4/08/2011This bill PASSED the House
    240 voted YES 179 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/16/2011
    2/16/2011Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
    2/28/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
    3/09/2011Subcommittee Hearings Held.
    3/09/2011Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    3/09/2011Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 8 .
    3/14/2011Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    3/15/2011Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/15/2011Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 23.
    4/01/2011Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 112-51.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/01/2011Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 25.
    4/04/2011Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 200 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 37 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived. All points of order against provisions in the joint resolution are waived.
    4/05/2011Rule H. Res. 200 passed House.
    4/08/2011Mr. Walden moved to consider the joint resolution.
    4/08/2011QUESTION OF CONSIDERATION - Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays on the question of consideration pursuant to clause 3 of rule XVI.
    4/08/2011Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 200.
    4/08/2011Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 37 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived. All points of order against provisions in the joint resolution are waived.
    4/08/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 37.
    4/08/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    4/08/2011Mr. Hoyer moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
    4/08/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hoyer motion to recommit with instructions, pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the joint resolution to be reported back to the House with an amendment stating that the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, is further amended by striking the date specified and inserting "April 15, 2011".
    4/08/2011Mr. Walden raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Walden stated that the provisions of the motion to recommit are not germane to the joint resolution. Sustained by the Chair.
    4/08/2011Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions.
    4/08/2011Mr. Hoyer appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
    4/08/2011Mr. Walden moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
    4/08/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteVote4/08/2011On Consideration of the Joint Resolution: H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices
    select this voteVote4/08/2011Table Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair: H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices
    currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage4/08/2011On Passage - House - H J RES 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices
    4/12/2011Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/13/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 34.
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