Notice of Action: H.R. 7060 - Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008; H. Res. 1503 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules

Thursday, September 25, 2008

 6:35 P.M.

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H.R. 7060

Ways and Means

Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008

The Committee granted, by a record vote of 8 to 3, a rule providing for consideration of H.R. 7060, the “Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax 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 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill.

The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  Notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration until a time designated by the Speaker.  Finally, the rule lays on the table House Resolutions  1489 and 1501.

H. Res. 1503

Rules

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a rule waiving clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee ) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee . The rule applies the waiver to any resolution reported on the legislative day of September 26, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure investment, and economic and energy assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.