Notice of Action: H.R. 2314

Monday, February 22, 2010

5:45 P.M.

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H.R. 2314

Natural Resources

Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2314, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009.  The rule provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill. 

The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Abercrombie or his designee, which shall be separately debatable for 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute in part A except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  The rule makes in order the amendments printed in part B of the report to the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report.  The amendments may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments in part B of the report except for clause 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that during consideration of an amendment printed in part B of the report, the Chair may postpone the question of adoption as though under clause 8 of rule XX.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.