Notice of Action: H.R. 5 – Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017; H.R. 79 – Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (HALOS Act)

Monday, January 9, 2017

6:25 PM

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H.R. 5

Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

H.R. 238

Commodity End-User Relief Act

          The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 5.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part A of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Additionally, the rule granted a structured rule for H.R. 79.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services or their respective designees.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.