H.Res. 1212: H.R. 6049 - The Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY  VOICE VOTE on Tuesday May 20, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 223-194 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 223-190 on Wednesday May 21, 2008.

MANAGERS: Arcuri/Hastings (WA)

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1212

[Report No. 110-660]

 

H.R. 6049 – Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008

  1. Closed rule.
  1. Provides one hour 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 amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration to a time designated by the Speaker.

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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. 6049) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.  The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 6049 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.