Notice of Action: H.R. 5143 - Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

3:38 PM

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H.R. 5143

Financial Services

Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016

           The Committee granted, by record vote of 6-2, a structured rule for H.R. 5143.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-68 shall be considered as adopted, and 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 only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which 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 amendment printed in the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 

The rule provides that on any legislative day after December 8, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

The rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

The rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

The rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

Finally, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 8, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.