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Republican Tax Cut Legislation: Conference Report

On December 15, the conference committee released the final text of H.R. 1.  This conference report will need to be adopted by the House and Senate again before being signed into law.

 

House (I)

Rules Committee

The House Rules Committee met on Monday, December 18, to determine the Rule for consideration of the final conference report on the House Floor.  (Watch online)  

On December 19, the full House passed the Rule by a vote of 233 to 193.

Floor Consideration

On December 19, the full House passed the conference report to H.R. 1 by a vote of 227 to 203.  You can watch floor debate here (C-SPAN).    

Watch Congressman Lewis' floor statement opposing the first vote on the conference report for H.R. 1 here.

 

Senate

On December 19, after a series of procedural votes, the Senate passed the conference report to H.R. 1 by a vote of 51 to 48You can watch Senate floor debate here (C-SPAN).

 

House (II)

Because the final conference report violated some Senate procedural rules, the full House must again vote on the corrected version to the conference report.  That vote will occur on December 20, and you can watch the floor debate here (C-SPAN).  The House approved the Rule by a vote of 232 to 190.  The House then passed the final version of the bill, concurring in the Senate amendment, by a vote of 224 to 201

Watch Congressman Lewis' floor statement opposing the second vote on the conference report for H.R. 1 here.


TAX BILL HOME

HOUSE:  House Ways and Means Committee Markup → House Rules Committee → House Floor Debate

SENATE: Senate Finance Committee Markup Resources → Senate Budget Committee Resources → Senate Floor Debate

CONFERENCE: Conference Committee → Conference Report

Rep. Lewis' Public Statements about H.R. 1

Rep. Lewis' Missed Opportunities Bills

Rep. Lewis' Proposed Amendments to H.R. 1

Official Non-Partisan Analysis of H.R. 1