Notice of Action: H.R. 4281

Emergency Meeting

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

5:59 P.M.
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H.R. 4281

Transportation & Infrastructure

Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 7 to 4, a closed rule providing one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  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 provides one motion to recommit.  Finally, the rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII, requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rule on the same day it is reported to the House, against any resolution reported on the legislative day of March 29, 2012, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure extending expiring surface transportation authority.