Notice of Action: H.R. 1100 - Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act of 2007

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

3:20 P.M.

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H.R. 1100     Natural Resources     Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act of 2007   

The Rules Committee granted, by a voice vote, a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.  All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived except clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.  The amendments made in order may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against the amendments except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI are waived.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  The rule provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.