Notice of Action: H.R. 2646 - Farm Security Act of 2001

Tuesday, October 02, 2001

3:00 P.M.

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H.R. 2646 Agriculture
International Relations
Farm Security Act of 2001

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a modified open rule providing two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that, in lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Agriculture and International Relations now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text printed in part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule makes in order only those amendments that have been pre-printed in the Congressional Record before October 3, 2001, and provides that each such amendment may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee and shall be considered as read. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.