Notice of Action: H.R. 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

10:28 P.M.

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H.R. 6 -

Energy & Commerce
Science
Ways & Means
Resources

Energy Policy Act of 2005

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour and thirty minutes of general debate with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairmen and ranking minority members of each of the following committees: Science, Resources, and Ways and Means. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, and provides that those amendments may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only 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 except as specified in the report, and shall not be subject to a demand for a 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.