Notice of Action: H.R. 2187

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

6:20 P.M.

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H.R. 2187

Education and Labor

21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2187, the “21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act.” The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.  The amendments made in order 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 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 a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against the amendments except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI are waived.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.