Notice of Action: H.R. 965

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

2:13 P.M.

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H.R. 965  

Natural Resources

Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 965, the "the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act." The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.

The rule makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report, if offered by Representative Bishop of Utah or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.