H.Res. 1001: H.R. 5351 - Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday February 26, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 220-188 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 214-189 on Wednesday February 27, 2008.

MANAGERS: MATSUI/DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1001

[Report No. 110-530]

 

H.R. 5351 – Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008

  1. Structured rule.
  1. Provides ninety minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committees on Ways and Means.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Makes in order an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII if offered by Rep. McCrery or his designee.
  1. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI or clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent
  1. Provides one motion to recommit the bill with or without instructions.
  1. 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.
  1. Provides that H. Res. 983 is laid on the table.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5351) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the production of renewable energy and energy conservation.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, and any amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; (2) an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by Representative McCrery of Louisiana or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order (except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI, clause 9 of rule XXI, or clause 10 of rule XXI), shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 5351 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.

            Sec. 3. House Resolution 983 is laid upon the table.