Notice of Action: H.R. 3963 - Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

11:25 P.M.

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H.R. 3963   Energy & Commerce; Ways & Means    Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007    

The Rules Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a closed rule providing one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

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 bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit the bill 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.