Notice of Action: H.R. 2749

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

5:50 P.M.

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H.R. 2749  

Energy and Commerce

Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a closed rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2749, the “Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009.”  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  It provides that in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.