Notice of Action: S. 2244 - Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

5:44 PM

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S. 2244

Financial Services

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014

            The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule for H.R. 2244.  The rule provides one hour of 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 provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.  The rule provides one motion to commit with or without instructions.

In section 2, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 11, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

In section 3, the rule provides that on any legislative day of the second session of the 113th Congress after December 11, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

In section 4, the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution.

In section 5, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution.

In section 6, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).