H.Res. 349: H.R. 1867- the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday May 1, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday May 2, 2007.

MANAGERS: MATSUI/HASTING(WA)

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES.  349

[Report No. 110-117]

 

 

H.R. 1867- the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2007

  1. Open rule with a preprinting requirement.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Science and Technology.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Science and Technology now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment.
  5. Waives all points of order against the committee in the nature of a substitute except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.
  6. Makes in order only those amendments to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute that are pre-printed in the Congressional Record or are pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate.
  7. Provides that each amendment printed in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee, and that each amendment shall be considered as read.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. 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

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1867) to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2008, 2009, and 2010 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.  The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science and Technology.  After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Science and Technology now printed in the bill.  All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  Notwithstanding clause 11 of rule XVIII, no amendment to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII and except pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate.  Each amendment so printed may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or his designee and shall be considered as read.  At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted.  Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2. During consideration in the House of H.R. 1867 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.