H. Res. 434:H. R. 2346 – Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Wednesday,  May 13, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE HOUSE BY A RECORD VOTE OF 247-178 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF  240-188 on Thursday, May 14, 2009.

MANAGERS: Perlmutter/Dreier

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 434

[Report No. 111-107]

 

H.R. 2346 – Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution 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 in the bill, as amended.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  7. 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. 2346) making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, 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 printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution 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, 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 Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

The amendment would prohibit funds in this or any prior Act from being used to release any person currently detained at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, or DC.  It also prohibits the transfer of any detainee to the U.S. for the purposes of detention or prosecution until two months after the President submits a comprehensive plan on the proposed disposition of each individual, and 30 days after providing to the Governor and legislature of the state to which the individual is to be transferred a certification that the detainee does not pose a security risk to the United States.  The amendment also prohibits the transfer or release of a detainee to any other country unless the President submits to Congress details on the terms of the agreement and information on any potential security risk posed at least 30 days prior to such transfer or release. 

TEXT OF AMENDMENT