H.Res. 100: S. 1 – Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 6-3 on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 248-177 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 242-183 on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Woodall

114th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 100

Report No. 114-22

 
 

S. 1 - Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  6. Provides one motion to commit.
  7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from February 16, 2015, through February 23, 2015: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  8. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (S. 1) to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and (2) one motion to commit.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day during the period from February 16, 2015, through February 23, 2015- (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered

as approved; and (b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.