Notice of Action: H.R. 367 - Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013; H.R. 2009 - Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013; H.R. 2879 - Stop Government Abuse Act

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

9:08 PM

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H.R. 367

the Judiciary

Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013

H.R. 2009

Ways and Means

Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013

H.R. 2879

Oversight and Government Reform

Stop Government Abuse Act

The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-3, a structured rule for H.R. 367. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. 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 recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in Part B of the report. 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. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 2, the rule provides a closed rule for H.R. 2009. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. The rule provides one motion to recommit.

In section 3, the rule provides that H. Res. 292 is laid on the table.

In section 4, the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from August 3, 2013, through September 6, 2013: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment; and bills and resolutions introduced shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional Record, and when printed shall bear the date of introduction, but may be referred at a later time.

In section 5, the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution.

In section 6, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

In section 7, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

In section 8, the rule provides a closed rule for H.R. 2879. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. The rule provides one motion to recommit.

In section 9, the rule provides that upon passage of H.R. 2879, the following bills are laid on the table: H.R. 1541, H.R. 2579, and H.R. 2711.