Notice of Action: H.R. 3650

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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H.R. 3650

Science and Technology; Natural Resources

Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a rule providing for consideration of H.R. 3650, the “Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009.”  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science and Technology.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment printed in part A of this report shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, 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 printed in part B of this report if offered by Representative Flake of Arizona or his designee.  The amendment shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part B of this report except those arising under clause 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.