Notice of Action: H.R. 3581; H.R. 3521

Monday, February 06, 2012

5:40 P.M.
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H.R. 3581       the Budget                                          Budget & Accounting Transparency Act of 2011
                          Oversight & Government Reform
                          Ways & Means

            The Committee granted, by a record vote of 6 to 3, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-13, and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.  Each such amendment 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 Rules Committee report.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 3521       the Budget                                          Expedited Line-Item Veto & Rescissions Act of 2011
                          Rules

            Testimony heard; action deferred.