Notice of Action: H.R. 2563 - Bipartisan Patient Protection Act;<br> H.Res. 220 - Providing For Pro Forma Sessions During the Summer District Work Period

Thursday, August 2, 2001
Legislative Day of Wednesday, August 1, 2001

8:15 A.M.

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H.R. 2563 Energy & Commerce
Education & the Workforce
Ways & Means
Bipartisan Patient Protection Act

The Committee granted, by a vote of 7 to 3, a structured rule providing two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairmen and ranking minority members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the Committee on Ways and Means. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order only the 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 waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

 

H.Res. 220 Rules Providing For Pro Forma Sessions During the Summer District Work Period

By voice vote, the Committee reported a resolution providing that when the House adjourns on the legislative day of Thursday, August 2, 2001, or Friday, August 3, 2001, on a motion offered pursuant to this resolution by the Majority Leader or his designee, and on each of its successive days of meeting under this order, it stand adjourned until noon on each third successive day until it shall convene at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2001. The resolution further provides that the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to a concurrent resolution providing for the summer district work period upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting its adoption of such concurrent resolution.