Notice of Action: H.R. 2279 - Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013; H.R. 3362 - Exchange Information Disclosure Act; H.R. 3811 - Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

5:53 PM

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H.R. 2279

Energy and Commerce

Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013

H.R. 3362

Energy and Commerce

Exchange Information Disclosure Act

H.R. 3811

Energy and Commerce

Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014

                       The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-4, a structured rule for H.R. 2279.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  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 113-30 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in that nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2279 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 granted a closed rule for H.R. 3362.  The rule provides one hour of debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair andranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the amendment to H.R. 3362 printed in part B of the Rules Committee report 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 provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  

            Lastly, the rule granted a closed rule for H.R. 3811.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  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.