Notice of Action: H.R. 5652

Emergency Meeting

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

8:20 P.M.

H.R. 5652       the Budget                              Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012

            The Committee granted, by a record vote of 8 to 3, a closed rule providing two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-21 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.