H.Res. 66: H.R. 6 – Creating Long-term Energy Alternatives for the Nation (CLEAN Energy) 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 230-194 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 231-194 on Thursday January 18, 2007.

MANAGERS: MCGOVERN/DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 66

[Report No. 110-2]

 

H.R. 6 – Creating Long-term Energy Alternatives for the Nation (CLEAN Energy) Act of 2007

  1. Closed rule. 
  2. Provides three hours of debate in the House with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Ways and Means,  60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Natural Resources,  30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Committee on Agriculture,  and 30 minutes 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 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. 6) to reduce our Nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in alternative energy, and for other purposes.  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, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means, 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources, 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture, and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science and Technology; and (2) one motion to recommit.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 6 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.