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State-by-State Numbers on the State and Local Tax Deduction

November 14, 2017

State-by-State Numbers on the State and Local Tax Deduction Compiled by the Ways and Means Committee Democrats using IRS 2015 tax data STATE # of Households Claiming SALT Deduction % of Households Claiming SALT Average SALT Deduction United States 44,318,460 29.6 $12,471 Alabama 529,750 25.8 $5,919 Alaska 77,610 21.4 $4,932 Arizona 824,830 28.4 $7,404 Arkansas […]

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115th Congress Motions to Recommit

January 10, 2017

What is a Motion to Recommit with Instructions? The motion to recommit with instructions provides one final chance to amend a bill before it is passed by the full House of Representatives. The Rules of the 112th and 113th Congress provide for a motion to recommit with instructions “forthwith,” meaning the House must immediately vote […]

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115th Congress Previous Questions

January 10, 2017

What is a Motion on Ordering the Previous Question on the Rule? Defeating the previous question gives the minority party the opportunity to decide what bill or amendments the House will consider. When the motion for the previous question is defeated, control of the time passes to the Member who led the opposition to ordering […]

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114th Congress Motions to Recommit

December 31, 2014

The motion to recommit with instructions provides one final chance to amend a bill before it is passed by the full House of Representatives.

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114th Congress Previous Questions

December 5, 2014

Defeating the previous question gives the minority party the opportunity to decide what bill or amendments the House will consider.

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113th Congress Motions To Recommit

January 23, 2013

The motion to recommit with instructions provides one final chance to amend a bill before it is passed by the full House of Representatives. The Rules of the 112th and 113th Congress provide for a motion to recommit with instructions “forthwith,” meaning the House must immediately vote on the bill, as amended, if the motion to recommit is adopted.

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113th Congress Previous Questions

January 23, 2013

Defeating the previous question gives the minority party the opportunity to decide what bill or amendments the House will consider.

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112th Congress Motions To Recommit

October 4, 2012

The motion to recommit with instructions provides one final chance to amend a bill before it is passed by the full House of Representatives. The Rules of the 112th Congress provide for a motion to recommit with instructions “forthwith,” meaning the House must immediately vote on the bill, as amended, if the motion to recommit is adopted.

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112th Congress Previous Questions

October 3, 2012

Defeating the previous question gives the minority party the opportunity to decide what bill or amendments the House will consider.

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