Notice of Action: H.R. 1806 - America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015; H.R. 2250 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016; H.R. 2353 - Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

6:53 PM

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H.R. 2353

Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015

H.R. 2250

Appropriations

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016

H.R. 1806

Science, Space, and Technology

America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 9-4, a structured rule for H.R. 1806.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-15 and provides that it shall be considered as read.   The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand fordivision of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Additionally, the rule grants a structured rule for H.R. 2250.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that the bill shall be considered asread.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 ofrule XXI.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Lastly, the rule grants a closed rule for H.R. 2353.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit.