Notice of Action: S. 365

Emergency Meeting

Monday, August 1, 2011

1:20 P.M.

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S. 365

Ways & Means               the Budget

To make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (Budget Control Act of 2011)

            The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing one hour of debate with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules, 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means, and 15 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget.  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 accompanying the resolution 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 provisions in the bill, as amended.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.