Notice of Action: H.R. 7201 Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008; H.R. 7202 -Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2008

Sunday, September 28, 2008

8:15 P.M.

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H.R. 7201     Ways and Means      Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008

H.R. 7202     Ways and Means      Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2008

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 7201, the “Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008,” and H.R. 7202, the “Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2008.”

The rule provides that each bill will be debatable for one hour 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 each bill except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that each bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against each bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit each bill with or without instructions.

Finally, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of either bill until a time designated by the Speaker.