Notice of Action: H.R. 1965 - Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013; H.R. 2728 - Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act

Monday, November 18, 2013

6:53 PM

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H.R. 1965

Natural Resources

Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013

H.R. 2728

Natural Resources

Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act

             The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 1965.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-26 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A 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 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. 2728.  The rule provides one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minoritymember of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-27 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order only those further 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 or order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.