Notice of Action: H.R. 8 - North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015; Conference Report to Accompany S. 1177 - Student Success Act

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

4:54 PM

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H.R. 8

Energy and Commerce

North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 [Amendment consideration]

Conference report on S. 1177

Education and the Workforce

Student Success Act (H. Rept. 114-354)

                      The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for further consideration of H.R. 8.  The rule provides no further general debate.  The rule makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-36 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            In section 2, the rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1177.  The rule waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.  The rule provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.  The rule provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit if applicable.  The rule states that debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.