Notice of Action: H.R. 4775-Ozone Standards Implementation Act; H. Con.Res. 89-Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the US economy; H.Con.Res. 112-Expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President's $10 tax...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

6:24 PM

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H.R. 4775

Energy and Commerce

Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016

H. Con. Res. 89

Ways and Means

Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.

H. Con. Res. 112

Ways and Means

Expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil.

           The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-4, a structured rule for H.R. 4775.  The rule provides one hour of general 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 makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

                  The rule also grants closed rules for H. Con. Res. 89 and H. Con. Res. 112.  The rule provides one hour of debate on each concurrent resolution 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 each concurrent resolution.  The rule provides that each concurrent resolution shall be considered as read and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in each concurrent resolution.