H.Res. 133: H.R. 547 – The Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research and Development Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday February 7, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday February 8, 2007.

MANAGERS: WELCH/DREIER

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 133

[Report No. 110-9]

 

 

H.R. 547 – The Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research and Development Act

  1. Open rule.
  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 clause 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. Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered for amendment by section and that each section shall be considered as read.
  6. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
  7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

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. 547) to facilitate the development of markets for alternative fuels and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel fuel through research, development, and demonstration and data collection. 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.  Each section of the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read.  During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed 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.