Notice of Action: H.R. 3667 - Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

3:00 P.M.

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H.R. 3667     Natural Resources   Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 3667, the “Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008.”  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. 

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill pursuant to Part II of House Report 110-668 shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute except for clause 10 of rule XXI.  

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the report.  The amendments made in order 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 a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against the amendments except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI are waived. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 

The rule provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

The rule tables House Resolution 1399.