Notice of Action: H.R. 65 - Lumbee Recognition Act; S. 5 – Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 

3:45 P.M.

_____________________________________________

H.R. 65      Natural Resources    Lumbee Recognition Act     

The Rules Committee granted, by a voice vote, a closed rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.      

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.   The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in the report,  shall be considered as adopted.  The rule waives all points of order against 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.

S. 5       Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007     

The Rules Committee granted, by a voice vote, a closed rule. The rule provides for one hour of 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 the bill and its consideration except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  The rule provides one motion to commit.  Finally, the rule permits the Chair, during consideration of the bill, to postpone further consideration of it to a time designated by the Speaker.