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H.R. 2745 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2745 PDF XML

    Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015 (as reported) 

  • H. Rept. 114-449 PDF

    Report from the Committee on the Judiciary

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-3 on Monday, March 21, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 653: 
Agreed to by record vote of 231-154, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 233-154, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. 

MANAGERS:Collins/Polis

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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.

7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from March 24, 2016, through April 11, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

8. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

9. Section 4 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

10. Section 5 provides that the Committee on Energy and Commerce may, at any time before 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016, file a report to accompany H.R. 2666.