Notice of Action: H.R. 2466 - Afghanistan Freedom and Security Support Act of 2007

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

5:40 P.M.

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H.R. 2446     Foreign Affairs      Afghanistan Freedom and Secuirty Support Act of 2007

The Rules Committee granted, by a voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI and provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

No amendments shall be in order except those printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. 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 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 waives all points of order against such amendments except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Finally, the rule provides that the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.