Notice of Action: H.R. 626

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

5:30 P.M.

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H.R. 626 

Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration

Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 626, the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.  The amendments made in order 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 a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against the amendments except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI are waived.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.