Revised Notice of Action: HR 1262

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

4:30 P.M.

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H.R. 1262 

Transportation and Infrastructure 

Water Quality Investment Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 1262, the “the Water Quality Investment Act of 2009.”  The resolution provides for one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

            The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The resolution makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment and considers the committee amendment as read.  The resolution waives all points of order against the committee amendment except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

            The resolution makes in order only those amendments printed in the report and waives all points of order against such amendments except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendments made in order shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in this report equally divided 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.  The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Finally, the resolution lays on the table House Resolutions 218, 219, and 229.

The Committee also adopted, by a non-record vote, its views and estimates of the President’s fiscal year 2010 budget, and authorized its transmission to the Committee on the Budget.