Notice of Action: H.R. 2112

Monday, June 13, 2011

6:45 P.M.


H.R. 2112


Agriculture, Rural Development, Food & Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

            The Committee granted, by non record vote, an open rule providing 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.   The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI except for sections 740, 741, 743, and 744.  Under the Rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.