Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 37

Monday, April 04, 2011

6:30 P.M.



H.J.Res. 37

Energy & Commerce

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.


            The Committee granted, by a record vote of 7 to 3, a closed rule providing one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.  The rule provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit.