H. Res. 128: H.R. 662 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 256-169  on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. 

MANAGERS:Hastings/Sessions

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 128

[Report No. 112-20]

 

 

H.R. 662 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011

1. Structured Rule

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

3. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

4. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

5. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

6. Makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Mica of Florida, or his designee, which shall be considered as read, shall be 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.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.

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

Resolution

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 662) to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund pending enactment of a multiyear law reauthorizing such programs. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and any 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 Transportation and Infrastructure; (2) the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Mica of Florida or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, 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; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER
(summary derived from information provided by sponsor)

Sponsor                   # Description                           Debate Time

1. Mica (FL)                     #1                                           (10 minutes)

Would make three technical changes to correct drafting errors in H.R. 662. On page 12, line 4 the amendment adds a comma. On page 15, line 4 the amendment strikes an authorization amount that was included in the previous extension. On page 15, line 12 the amendment adds a  comma.

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT