H. Res. 1017: H.R. 3254 - Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act; H.R. 3342 - Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act; H.R. 1065 - White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday January 19, 2010.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A VOICE VOTE AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-175 on Wednesday, January 20, 2010.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Diaz-Balart

111th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 1017

[Report No. 111-399]

 

H.R. 3254 - Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act

H.R. 3342 - Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act

H.R. 1065 - White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009

1.      Structured rule for consideration of H.R. 3254.

2.      Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

3.      Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

4.      Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted.

5.      Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 

6.      Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

7.      Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.

8.      Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 3254 with or without instructions.

9.      Structured rule for consideration of H.R.  3342.

10.  Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

11.  Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

12.  Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted.

13.  Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 

14.  Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

15.  Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.

16.  Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 3342 with or without instructions.

17.  Structured rule for consideration of H.R.  1065.

18.  Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

19.  Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

20.  Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill,  modified by the amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted.

21.  Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 

22.  Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).

23.  Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part D of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.

24.  Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 1065 with or without instructions.

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RESOLUTION

          Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3254) to approve the Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources; (2) the further amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative McClintock of California or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3342) to authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to develop water infrastructure in the Rio Grande Basin, and to approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, and Tesuque. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources; (2) the further amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative McClintock of California or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 3. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1065) to resolve water rights claims of the White Mountain Apache Tribe in the State of Arizona , and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources; (2) the further amendment printed in part D of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative McClintock of California or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER FOR H.R. 3254

Prevents the bill from taking effect until the Attorney General has submitted a formal written response to Congress that the proposed Indian water rights settlement represents a net benefit to the based on the costs and risks of litigation and the odds that the Taos Pueblo Tribe would prevail in the litigation.

Text of Part A

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER FOR H.R. 3342

 

Prevents the bill from taking effect until the Attorney General has submitted a formal written response to Congress that the proposed Indian water rights settlement represents a net benefit to the based on the costs and risks of litigation and the odds that the Pueblo Tribe would prevail in the litigation.

 Text of Part B

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART C PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED FOR H.R. 1065

The amendment will make the bill PAYGO compliant.

 

Text of Part C

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART D PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER FOR H.R. 1065

Prevents the bill from taking effect until the Attorney General has submitted a formal written response to Congress that the proposed Indian water rights settlement represents a net benefit to the based on the costs and risks of litigation and the odds that the White Mountain Apache Tribe would prevail in the litigation.

Text of Part D