Notice of Action: H.R. 5 - The College Student Relief Act; H.R. 6 - Creating Long-term Energy Alternatives for the Nation (CLEAN Energy) Act of 2007

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

7:45 P.M.

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H.R. 5    

Education and Labor          

The College Student Relief Act of 2007 

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a closed rule.  The rule provides three hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Education and Labor.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill and against its consideration except for clause 9 and 10 of Rule XXI, and provides one motion to recommit the bill.  Finally, the rule provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

H.R. 6

Ways and  Means, Budget, Rules

Creating Long-term Energy Alternatives for the Nation (CLEAN Energy) Act of 2007

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a closed rule.  The rule provides three hours of debate in the House with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Ways and Means, 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Natural Resources, 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Committee on Agriculture, and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Science and Technology.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill and against its consideration except for clause 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.  The rule provides one motion to recommit the bill.  Finally, the rule provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.