Notice of Action: H.R. 2669 - College Cost Reduction Act of 2007

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 

6:10 P.M. 
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H.R. 2669       Education and Labor       College Cost Reduction Act of 2007 

The Committee granted, by a vote of 6 to 3, a structured rule. The rule provides for one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor. 

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill, as amended. 

The rule makes in order only the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Mr. McKeon of California or his designee.  The amendment shall be considered as read and shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by a proponent and an opponent.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part B except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Finally, the rule permits the Chair, during consideration of the bill in the House, to postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.