Kiss the 1st Amendment Goodbye?


This passed the House yesterday, 388 to 3…So…What do you think? Is this another erosion to the 1st or not? and How do we stop it in the Senate?

Bill Summary & Status
112th Congress (2011 – 2012)
H.R.347

BS Constitutional AUthority Act Statement:

[Congressional Record Volume 157, Number 7 (Wednesday, January 19, 2011)]
[House]
[Page H356]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Printing Office 

            By Mr. ROONEY:
        H.R. 347.
        Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant
     to the following:
       Article I, Section 8: To make all Laws which shall be
     necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the
     foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by the
     Constitution in the Government of the United States or in any
     Department or Officer thereof.

H.R.347
Latest Title: Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
Sponsor: Rep Rooney, Thomas J. [FL-16] (introduced 1/19/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Related Bills: S.1794
Latest Major Action: 2/27/2012 Resolving differences — House actions. Status: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 – 3 (Roll no. 73).
Latest Action: 2/27/2012 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Reports: 112-9

SUMMARY AS OF:
11/17/2011–Reported to Senate amended. (There are 3 other summaries)

Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 – Amends the federal criminal code to revise the prohibition against entering restricted federal buildings or grounds to impose criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly enters any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. Defines “restricted buildings or grounds” as a posted, cordoned off, or otherwise restricted area of: (1) the White House or its grounds or the Vice President’s official residence or its grounds, (2) a building or grounds where the President or other person protected by the Secret Service is or will be temporarily visiting, or (3) a building or grounds so restricted due to a special event of national significance.

There are 7 versions of Bill Number H.R.347 for the 112th Congress. Usually, the last item is the most recent.

1 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Introduced in House – IH)[H.R.347.IH][PDF]
2 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Reported in House – RH)[H.R.347.RH][PDF]
3 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Engrossed in House [Passed House] – EH)[H.R.347.EH][PDF]
4 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Referred in Senate – RFS)[H.R.347.RFS][PDF]
5 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Reported in Senate – RS)[H.R.347.RS][PDF]
6 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Engrossed Amendment Senate – EAS)[H.R.347.EAS][PDF]
7 . Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Enrolled Bill [Final as Passed Both House and Senate] – ENR)[H.R.347.ENR][PDF]

MAJOR ACTIONS:

1/19/2011 Introduced in House
2/11/2011 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-9.
2/28/2011 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 – 3 (Roll no. 149).
11/17/2011 Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
2/6/2012 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
2/27/2012 Resolving differences — House actions: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 – 3 (Roll no. 73).

ALL ACTIONS: 1/19/2011: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. 1/21/2011: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. 1/26/2011: Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 1/26/2011: Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. 1/26/2011: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged. 2/11/2011 2:27pm: Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-9. 2/11/2011 2:28pm: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 2. 2/28/2011 2:37pm: Mr. Lungren, Daniel E. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 2/28/2011 2:37pm: Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1372-1374) 2/28/2011 2:37pm: DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 347. 2/28/2011 2:44pm: At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 2/28/2011 6:55pm: Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1375) 2/28/2011 7:02pm: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 – 3 (Roll no. 149). (text: CR H1373) 2/28/2011 7:02pm: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 3/1/2011: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 11/17/2011: Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. 11/17/2011: Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report. 11/17/2011: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 235. 2/6/2012: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S358; text as passed Senate: CR S358) 2/7/2012: Message on Senate action sent to the House. 2/27/2012 4:05pm: Mr. Smith (TX) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H953-954, H954-955) 2/27/2012 4:06pm: The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 347. 2/27/2012 4:14pm: At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 2/27/2012 6:53pm: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 – 3 (Roll no. 73). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H953) 2/27/2012 6:53pm: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. TITLE(S): (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)

  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED:
    Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO HOUSE:
    Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS PASSED HOUSE:
    Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO SENATE:
    Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS PASSED SENATE:
    Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011
  • OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED:
    To correct and simplify the drafting of section 1752 (relating to restricted buildings or grounds) of title 18, United States Code.

RELATED BILL DETAILS: (additional related bills may be indentified in Status)

Bill: Relationship:
S.1794 Identical bill identified by CRS
S.1794 Related bill as identified by the House Clerk’s office

AMENDMENT(S): ***NONE***

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