Notice of Action: H.R. 2389 - Pledge Protection Act of 2005

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

3:50 P.M.

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H. R. 2389 -

the Judiciary

Pledge Protection Act of 2005

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments printed in the report 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waive all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.