Notice of Action: H.R. 5252 – Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 <br>H.R. 5522 – Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2007

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

9:30 P.M.

 

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H.R. 5252 -

Energy and Commerce

Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 3, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman 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 provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments made in order 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 amendments, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 
H.R. 5522 -

Appropriations

Foreign Operations, Export Finance, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2007

 

The Committee granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. Under the rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill), except as specified in the resolution. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.