Notice of Action: H.R. 830; H.R. 836

Emergency Meeting

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

6:25 P.M.

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 H.R. 830        Financial Services                  FHA Refinance Program Termination Act

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 7 to 4, a modified open rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services as original text for purpose of amendment, and provides that each section shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those amendments that have been submitted for printing in the Congressional Record not later than March 9, 2011 or pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate.  The rule provides that each amendment submitted for printing in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who submitted it for printing or their designee, and that each such amendment shall be considered as read if printed.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 836         Financial Services                  Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act

 

The Committee granted, by record vote of 7 to 4, a modified open rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services as original text for purpose of amendment, and provides that each section shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those amendments that have been submitted for printing in the Congressional Record not later than March 9, 2011 or pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate.  The rule provides that each amendment submitted for printing in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who submitted it for printing or their designee, and that each such amendment shall be considered as read if printed.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.