Rules Committee

H.R. 2218 – Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools

&

H.R. 1892 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

September 7, 2011

 

Bill Summaries H.R 2218: Reauthorizes and modernizes the Charter School Program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  The bill would increase the number of charter schools available to students and families, ensure charter schools share their best practices with all public schools, and improve access to charter schools for all students, including students with disabilities and English language learners.

H.R. 1892: Authorizes U.S. intelligence and intelligence-related activities within the jurisdiction of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), including the National Intelligence Program (NIP), and the Military Intelligence Program (MIP).

 

Type of Rule The rule provides a structured rule for consideration of each measure.  Reported by voice vote.
Amendments
H.R. 2218

Republican

Democratic

Bipartisan

Submitted

1

9

2

Withdrawn

0

0

0

Made in Order

1

5

2

H.R. 1892

Republican

Democratic

Bipartisan

Submitted

4

15

0

Withdrawn

0

6

0

Made in Order

3

6

0

 

Other Elements of the Rule

  • Debate Time: Provides each measure one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce (H.R. 2218) and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (H.R. 1892).
  • Provides 10 minutes of debate for each of the 17 amendments made in order.
  • Provides each measure a motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  • Floor Managers: Foxx/Polis
Floor Action Expected The rule and the bills are expected to be debated on the floor: September 8 and 9, 2011.
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