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108th Congress Report
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2d Session 108-435
PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 339, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY IN
FOOD CONSUMPTION ACT
March 9, 2004.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be
Mr. Sessions, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following
R E P O R T
[To accompany H. Res. 552]
The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration
House Resolution 552, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION
The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 339,
the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act, under a
modified 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 the Judiciary.
The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a
substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now
printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for
the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read. The
rule waives all points of order against the committee amendment
in the nature of a substitute.
The rule makes in order only those amendments to the
committee amendment that are pre-printed in the Congressional
Record or are pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate.
The rule provides that each amendment printed in the
Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who
caused it to be printed or a designee, and that each amendment
shall be considered as read. Finally, the rule provides one
motion to recommit with or without instructions.