Notice of Action: H.R. 4598- The Homeland Security Information Sharing Act

Tuesday, June 25, 2002

8:00 P.M.

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H.R. 4598 Intelligence
the Judiciary
The Homeland Security Information Sharing Act

The Committee granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill. The rule waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule provides that the bill shall be open for amendment by section. The rule allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to accord priority in recognition to those Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.