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Rules Resource for H.J.Res. 37 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices

Summary

Disapproves the rule (Report and Order FCC 10-201) adopted by the FCC on December 21, 2010 relating to the matter of preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices. Provides such rule shall have no force or effect.

Type of Rule

Closed rule (prohibiting amendments) for consideration of the measure. Reported by a vote of 7 yeas and 3 nays.

Amendments

No amendments were made in order

Other Elements of the Rule

 

  • Total Debate Time: Provides 1 hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  • Provides one motion to recommitt.
  • Floor Managers: Woodall/Polis

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be debated on the floor on: April 5, 2011