Notice of Action: H.R. 6899 - Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act

Tuesday, September 15, 2008

11:40 P.M.

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H.R. 6899

Natural Resources

Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 8 to 1, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 6899, the “the Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act.”  The rule provides three hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. 

The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The resolution provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The resolution waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.

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

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.