Notice of Action: H.R. 2647 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act for FY 2002; <br> H.R. 2505 - Human Cloning Prohibition Act

Monday July 30, 2001

3:30 P.M.

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H.R. 2647 Appropriations Legislative Branch Appropriations Act for FY 2002

The Committee granted, by 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 Appropriations. The rule waives points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with clause 4(c) of rule XIII (requiring the three-day availability of printed hearings on a general appropriations bill). The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized or legislative provisions in a general appropriations bill). The rule makes in order only the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the rule, which 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.R. 2505 the Judiciary Human Cloning Prohibition Act

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The rule makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the rule, if offered by Representative Scott or a designee, which shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule makes in order, after disposition of the Scott amendment, the further amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report, if offered by Representative Greenwood or a designee, which shall be considered as read and shall be separately debatable for one hour 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 printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.