Notice of Action: H.R. 3495 – Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

Monday, September 28, 2015

6:04 PM

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H.R. 3495

Energy and Commerce

Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

                     The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-4, a closed rule for H.R. 3495.  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 or their respective designees.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the amendment 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.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 

Additionally, the rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of October 1, 2015.