Notice of Action: H.R. 5 - Student Success Act [Meeting II]; H.R. 2647 - Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

6:39 PM

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H.R. 2647

Agriculture

Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015

H.R. 5

Education and the Workforce

Student Success Act [Meeting II]

                     The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-4, a rule that provides for further consideration of H.R. 5 under a structured rule.  The rule makes in order pursuant to H. Res. 125 the further amendments to H.R. 5 printed in part A of the Rules Committee Report.

            The rule also grants a structured rule for H.R. 2647. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Natural Resources.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-21, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, 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 part C of 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 part C of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.