Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 44 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to...; H.J.Res 57 - Providing for congressional disapproval under...; H.J. Res. 58 - Providing for congressional disapproval...

Monday, February 6, 2017

5:55 PM

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H.J. Res. 44

Natural Resources

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.

H.J. Res. 57

Education and the Workforce

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

H.J. Res. 58

Education and the Workforce

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-3, a closed rule for H.J. Res. 44. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution. The rule provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution. The rule provides one motion to recommit.

                Additionally, the rule grants a closed rule for H.J. Res. 57 and H.J. Res 58. The rule provides one hour of debate on each joint resolution equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of each joint resolution. The rule provides that each joint resolution shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in each joint resolution. The rule provides each joint resolution one motion to recommit.