One of these, from Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), would require Congress to approve any regulatory proposal to tax carbon emissions.

"I bring this amendment forward on the REINS act to simply prohibit the Obama administration from imposing a carbon tax on the United States," Scalise said Thursday night. "If the Obama administration had their way and imposed a tax on carbon, manufacturing output in energy-intensive sectors could drop by as much as 15 percent for example."

A vote on the Scalise amendment and several others will take place Friday morning. But the House did dispose of a few of the 12 amendments that were made in order, from:

— Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), adding to the definition of what constitutes a "major rule" to include any interim final rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would have a significant impact on a substantial amount of agricultural entities. Accepted in voice vote.

— Pete Sessions (R-Texas), requiring the agency submitting the report on a proposed federal rule to include an assessment of anticipated jobs gained or lost as a result of implementation, and if they are in the public or private sector. Accepted in voice vote.

David McKinleyDavid Bennett McKinleyHouse rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Lawmakers slam DOE’s proposal to help coal, nuclear power Lawmakers try again on miners’ pension bill MORE (R-W.Va.), reducing the annual effect on the economy of the term 'major rule' from $100 million or more to $50 million or more. Accepted in voice vote.

— Daniel Webster (R-Fla.), preventing federal agencies from implementing significant policy changes without appropriate congressional review, and bringing administrative rules having an economic impact of $100 million or more as scored by the Office of Management and Budget before Congress for a vote. Accepted in voice vote.