Notice of H.R. 2832; H.R. 3078; H.R. 3079; H.R. 3080

Emergency Meeting

Thursday, October 06, 2011

1:57 P.M.

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H.R. 2832

Ways & Means

To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Senate Amendment)

H.R. 3078

Ways & Means

United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3079

Ways & Means

United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

H.R. 3080

Ways & Means

United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

                The Committee granted, by record vote of 8 to 3, a rule providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2832.  The rule makes in order a motion by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2832.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that the Senate amendment shall be considered as read.  The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. 

            The rule further provides a closed rule for H.R. 3078 with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 3078 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. 3078 and provides that H.R. 3078 shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in H.R. 3078.  The rule provides one motion to recommit H.R. 3078.

            The rule also provides a closed rule for H.R. 3079 with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 3079, with 30 minutes controlled by Representative Camp of Michigan or his designee, 30 minutes controlled by Representative Levin of Michigan or his designee, and 30 minutes controlled by Representative Michaud of Maine, or his designee.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 3079 and provides that H.R. 3079 shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in H.R. 3079.  Pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on H.R. 3079 to final passage without intervening motion.

            The rule further provides a closed rule for H.R. 3080 with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 3080, with 30 minutes controlled by Representative Camp of Michigan or his designee, 30 minutes controlled by Representative Levin of Michigan or his designee, and 30 minutes controlled by Representative Michaud of Maine, or his designee.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 3080 and provides that H.R. 3080 shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in H.R. 3080.  Pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on H.R. 3080 to final passage without intervening motion.  Finally, the rule proves that H. Res. 418 is laid on the table.