Notice of Action: H.R. 636 - America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015; H.R. 644 - Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2015; S. 1 - Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

6:34 PM

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H.R. 636

Ways and Means

America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015

H.R. 644

Ways and Means

Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2015

                  The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule for H.R. 644.  The rule provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  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 114-5 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 provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            The rule also granted a closed rule for H.R. 636.  The rule provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  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 114-6 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 provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

S. 1

Energy and Commerce

Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 6-3, a closed rule.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  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 waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule provides one motion to commit.

            In section 2, the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from February 16, 2015, through February 23, 2015: 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.

            In section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

 

 

 

Oversight Plan for the Committee on Rules for the 114th Congress

            The Committee adopted the Oversight Plan for the 114th Congress by voice vote.