Notice of Action: H.R. 748 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act<br> H. Res. 22 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that American small businesses are entitled to a Small Business Bill of Rights

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

 

9:35 P.M.

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H.R. 748 -

The Judiciary

Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

The Committee granted, by a vote of 9 to 4, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments printed in the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Emergency Measure

 

H.Res. 22 -

Small Business

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that American small businesses are entitled to a Small Business Bill of Rights

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Small Business. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments to the resolution and the preamble recommended by the Committee on Small Business now printed in the resolution are considered as adopted. The rule provides one motion to recommit, which may not contain instructions.