Notice of Action: H.R. 8 - North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015; S.J. Res. 23 & S.J. Res. 24 - Congressional Disapproval Under the United States Code, of a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency...

Monday, November 30, 2015

5:53 PM

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H.R. 8

Energy and Commerce

North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 [General debate]

S.J. Res. 23

Energy and Commerce

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.

S.J. Res. 24

Energy and Commerce

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.

                       The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-3, a general debate rule for H.R. 8.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

            Additionally, the rule grants closed rules for S.J. Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24.  The rule provides one hour of debate on each joint resolution equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of each joint resolution.  The rule provides that each joint resolution shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in each joint resolution.  The rule provides each joint resolution one motion to commit.