Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5441 – Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007 S. 3930 – Military Commissions Act of 2006 H.R. 4772 -- Private Property Rights Implementation Act of 2006

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday September 28, 2006.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 218-188 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 221-186 on Friday September 29, 2006.
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/SLAUGHTER
109th Congress
2nd Session
H.RES. 1054 
[Report No. 109-701]

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5441 – Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007

S. 3930 – Military Commissions Act of 2006

H.R. 4772 -- Private Property Rights Implementation Act of 2006

1. Waives all points of order against the conference report to accompany H.R. 5441 and against its consideration.

2. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.

3. Provides for consideration of S. 3930 under a closed rule.

4. Provides one hour of debate in the House, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services, and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

5. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

6. Provides one motion to commit S. 3930.

7. Provides for consideration of H.R. 4772 under a closed rule.

8. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

10. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary shall be considered as adopted.

11. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 4772 with or without instructions.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 5441) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.

Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (S. 3930) to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to commit.

Sec. 3. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4772) to simplify and expedite access to the Federal courts for injured parties whose rights and privileges under the United States Constitution have been deprived by final actions of Federal agencies or other government officials or entities acting under color of State law, and for other purposes. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.