H.Res. 65: H.R. 5 – The College Student Relief Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8 to 4 Tuesday January 16, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-190 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 225-191 on January 17, 2007.

MANAGERS: MATSUI/SESSIONS

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 65

[Report No. 110-1]

 

 

H.R. 5 – The College Student Relief Act of 2007

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides three hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Education and Labor.
  3. Waives all points of order against the bill and against its consideration except for clause 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.
  4. Provides one motion to recommit the bill.
  5. 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 upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reduce interest rates for student borrowers.  All points of order against the bill and against its consideration are waived except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) three hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor; and (2) one motion to recommit.