Notice of Action: H.R. 2; H. Res. 9

January 19, 2011

5:00 P.M.

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H.R. 2 - Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act

H. Res. 9 - Instructing certain committees to report legislation replacing the job-killing health care law

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 7-4, a closed rule for consideration of H.R. 2. All points of order against H.R. 2 are waived. The rule provides that the amendment to H.R. 2 printed in part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides that H.R. 2amended, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against H.R. 2, as amended.

The rule provides for seven hours of debate in the House on H.R. 2 to be allocated as follows:

  • 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader;
  • 90minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and rankingminority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce;
  • 90 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce;
  • 90 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means;
  • 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget;
  • 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Judiciary; and
  • 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Small Business.

The rule provides one motion to recommit H.R. 2 with or without instructions.

The rule further provides for consideration of H. Res. 9 under a structured rule. The rule provides that H. Res. 9 shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of debate on H. Res. 9 equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules, or their designees. The rule makes in order the amendment to H.Res. 9 printed in part B of the report, if offered by Representative Matheson of Utah or his designee, which shall be considered as read and which shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. All points of order are waived against the amendment printed in part B of the report. The rule provides for the consideration of a resolution, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, relating to the status of certain actions taken by Members-elect, under a closed rule. The rule provides 4minutes of debate on the resolution equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader, or their designees.