Notice of Action: H.R. 471

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

6:00 P.M.
__________________________________

H.R. 471

Oversight & Government Reform

Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 7 to 2, a structured rule providing one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.  The rule provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the resolution, if offered by Delegate Norton of the District of Columbia or her designee, which shall be considered as read, and shall be debatable for 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.