Notice of Action: House Amendments to Senate Amendments to H.R. 976 - Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007

Monday, September 24, 2007

9:05 P.M.

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Senate amendments to H.R. 976  

Energy & Commerce; Ways & Means     

Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a rule providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill, H.R. 976, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for small businesses, and for other purposes.  The rule makes in order a motion by the chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce that the House concur in each of the Senate amendments to H.R. 976 with the respective amendment printed in the Rules Committee report.

The rule waives all points of order against the motion except those arising under clause 10 of the rule XXI.  The rule provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

The rule provides one hour general debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.