Notice of Action: Senate Amendment to the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586

Monday, August 9, 2010

6:40 P.M.

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Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1586 

Appropriations; Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Rules

Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

           The Committee granted, by a record vote of 8-3, a rule providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1586.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Ways and Means, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1586.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.  The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.  Finally, the rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee ) against any rules reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of Wednesday, August 11, 2010.