Notice of Action: H.R. 4297 - Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Emergency Meeting

5:45 P.M.

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H.R. 4297 - Ways & Means
Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The rule waives all point of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Rangel of New York or his designee, which shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.