Notice of Action: H.R. 4557 - Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

3:30 PM

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H.R. 4557

Energy and Commerce

Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2016

                      The Committee on Rules, by record vote of 5-3, granted a closed rule for H.R. 4557.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill 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 2, the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from March 4, 2016, through March 11, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and 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.

            Finally in section 3, 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 2.