Notice of Action: H.R. 6275 - Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008; H.R. 3195 - ADA Amendments Act of 2008; H.R. 2176 - To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

4:25 P.M.

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H.R. 6275      Ways and Means           Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 9 to 3, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 6275, the “Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008.”  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.

The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Finally, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration until a time designated by the Speaker.

H.R. 3195

Education and Labor; Judiciary

ADA Amendments Act of 2008

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 3195, the “ADA Restoration Act of 2007.”  The rule provides one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.  

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived. 

The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  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. 2176

Natural Resources; Judiciary

To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2176, to provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community. The rule provides one hour of debate in the House, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources, and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.                 

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.   In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, and provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Finally, the rule provides that the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.