H. Res. 233: H.R. 1431 – EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-2 on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-188 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-191 on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Newhouse

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 233

Report No. 115-64

 

H.R. 1431 - EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

  1. Closed rule.
  2. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1431) to amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology; and (2) one motion to recommit.