Notice of Action H.R. 4154

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

4:30 P.M.

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H. R. 4154

Ways and Means

Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a nonrecord vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4154, the Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 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 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 the bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Finally, the rule provides that in the engrossment of H.R. 4154, the Clerk shall add the text of H.R. 2920, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 4154.