H. Res. 1192: H.R. 3644 - Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act; H.R. 1612 - Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2009

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 236-171 on Friday, March 19, 2010.

MANAGERS: Polis/Diaz-Balart

111th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 1192

[Report No. 111-445]

 

H.R. 3644 - Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act

H.R. 1612 - Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2009

1.      Structured rule for consideration of H.R. 3644.

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 those arising under 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 the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Capps of California or her designee, which shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

8.      Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A except for those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

9.      Makes in order the amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Flake of Arizona 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 the division of the question.

10.  Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

11. Structured rule for consideration of H.R. 1612.

12.  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.

13.  Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.

14.  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.

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

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

17.  Makes in order the further amendments printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules, each of which may be offered only by a member designated in the report, 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 the division of the question.

18.  Provides that during consideration of an amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, the Chair may postpone the question of adoption as though under clause 8 of rule XX.

19.  Provides one motion to recommit 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. 3644) to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish education and watershed programs which advance environmental literacy, including preparedness and adaptability for the likely impacts of climate change in coastal watershed regions. 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 in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Capps of California or her 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, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; (3) the amendment to the further amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Flake of Arizona or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 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 (4) 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. 1612) to amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to expand the authorization of the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, and the Interior to provide service-learning opportunities on public lands, help restore the Nation's natural, cultural, historic, archaeological, recreational, and scenic resources, train a new generation of public land managers and enthusiasts, and promote the value of public service. 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 in 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 amendments printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules, each of which may be offered only by a Member designed in the report, 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. During consideration of an amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, the Chair may postpone the question of adoption as though under clause 8 of rule XX.

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE TO H.R. 3644 IN PART A TO BE MADE IN ORDER

 

CAPPS (CA) – Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute - The amendment in the nature of a substitute (ANS) reflects changes to the bill that address concerns raised by the minority during Committee consideration of the bill.  In particular the ANS makes several changes to reflect the significant economic importance of coastal areas and resources to the overall economy of the United States and also authorizes specific increases in authorized appropriation levels.  (20 minutes)

Text of Part A

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART B, TO THE AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE TO H.R. 3644 IN PART A TO BE MADE IN ORDER

FLAKE (AZ) - Would prohibit earmarking in the funds authorized for appropriations in the legislation.  (10 minutes)

 Text of Part B

SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 1612 IN PART C TO BE MADE IN ORDER

BISHOP, ROB (UT) - Would retain the existing authorization level of $12 million a year and only authorizes the program for 5 years. (10 minutes)

COLE (OK) - Would amend Section 3(f) to allow the Secretaries to enter into arrangement with tribal governments in order to provide temporary housing with Corps volunteers. (10 minutes)