Notice of Action: S. 181; H.R. 1

Monday, January 26, 2009

8:00 P.M.

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S. 181

Education and Labor

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of S. 181, The “Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.”  The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the bill.  The rule provides one motion to commit the bill. 

H.R. 1

Appropriations; Budget

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a rule providing for consideration of H.R. 1, the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.”  The rule provides 3.5 hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations, who may yield control of blocks of that time.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  Finally, the rule provides that the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion after genera