Notice of Action: H.R. 3773 - RESTORE Act of 2007

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

6:45 P.M.

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H.R. 3773      Judiciary; Intelligence      RESTORE Act of 2007

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a closed rule providing for 90 minutes of debate, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  In lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the rule considers as adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report, and considers the bill, as amended, 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.  Finally, the rule permits the Chair, during consideration of the bill, to postpone further consideration of it to a time designated by the Speaker.