Notice of Action: H. R. 3550 - Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users<br> H.Res. 592 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee

Thursday, April 1, 2004

(Legislative Day of Wednesday, March 31, 2004)

7:00A.M.

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H.R. 3550 Transportation Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing for further consideration of the bill. The rule provides for no further general debate except for the final period of ten minutes following consideration of the bill for amendment contemplated in the order of the House of March 30, 2004. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure now printed in the bill, modified by the amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The rule provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment and shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report which 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, and shall not be subject to amendment or 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. Section 2 of the resolution provides that the amendment considered as adopted under the first section of the resolution shall be considered an amendment offered under section 411 of House Concurrent Resolution 95.

 

H.Res. 592 Rules Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any special rule reported on the legislative day of Thursday, April 1, 2004, providing for consideration or disposition of the bill (H.R. 3550) to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.