H. Res. 269: H.R. 1540 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012; H.R. 1216 – To Convert Graduate Medical Education from Mandatory to Discretionary Spending

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE Monday, May 23, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 238-181 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORDED VOTE OF 233-179 on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. 

MANAGERS: McGovern/Foxx

112th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 269

[Report No. 112-86]

 

1. Modified open rule for H.R. 1216.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 1216.

4. Provides that after general debate H.R. 1216 shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points· of order against provisions in H.R. 1216.

6. Makes in order only those amendments that are received for printing in the Congressional Record dated May 23, 2011, and pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Provides that each amendment received for printing in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who submitted it for printing or their designee, and that each such amendment shall be considered as read.

7. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 1216 with or without instructions.

8. General debate for H.R. 1540.

9. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

10. Waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 1540.

11. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall occur except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

12. Waives clause 6(a) of Rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee providing for consideration or disposition of a measure· addressing expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005, through the legislative day of May 27, 2011.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1216) to amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Mter general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. No amendment to the bill shall be in order except those received for printing in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII in a daily issue dated May 23, 2011, and except pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Each amendment so received may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee and shall be considered as read if printed. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. At any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1540) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. After general debate, the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion. No further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Sec. 3. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of May 27, 2011, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure addressing expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005.