PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 327, SMALL BUSINESS PAPERWORK RELIEF ACT
|March 14, 2001- Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed|
|Mr. HASTINGS of Washington, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following|
|[To accompany H. Res. 89]|
The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 89, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to the House with the recommendation that the resolution be adopted.
The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 327, the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act, under an open rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Government Reform.
The rule provides that it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1. The rule further provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be open for amendment by section.
The rule allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to accord priority in recognition to Members who have preprinted their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.