Notice of Action: H.R. 847; H.R. 2378; Senate Amendment to H.R. 2701.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

9:45 A.M.

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H.R. 847

Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010

H.R. 2378

Ways and Means

Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act

Senate Amendment to H.R. 2701

Intelligence

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a single rule providing for consideration of (1) H.R. 847, the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,” (2) H.R. 2378, the “Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act,” and (3) the Senate amendment to H.R. 2701, the “Intelligence Authorization Act of 2010.”       

With respect to H.R. 847, the rule grants a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House, with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary, and 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 847 except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  In lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on the Judiciary, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered as adopted.  The rule provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit H.R. 847 with or without instructions.        

With respect to H.R. 2378, the rule grants a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.  The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

With respect to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2701, the rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment.  All points of order against the motion are waived except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  The motion is debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Intelligence Committee.  The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.