H. Res. 644: H.R. 3170 – Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of  7-4 on Tuesday,  July 14, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 216 – 213 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227 – 200 on Thursday, July 16, 2009.

MANAGERS: Perlmutter/Sessions

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 644

[Report No. 111-208]

 

H.R. 3170 – Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010

  1. Structured rule.
  1. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read through page 145, line 11.
  1. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
  1. Makes in order the amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution.
  1. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.
  1. All points of order against such amendments are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. 
  1. Provides that for those amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole, the question of their adoption shall be put to the House en gros and without demand for division of the question. 
  1. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that after disposition of the amendments specified in the first section of the resolution, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees each may offer one pro forma amendment to the bill for the purpose of debate, which shall be controlled by the proponent. 
  1. Provides that the Chair may entertain a motion that the Committee rise only if offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee.
  1. Provides that the Chair may not entertain a motion to strike out the enacting words of the bill (as described in clause 9 of rule XVIII). 
  1. Provides that during consideration of the bill, the Chair may reduce to two minutes the minimum time for electronic voting.

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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. 3170) making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, 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 except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  The bill shall be considered as read through page 145, line 11.  Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. Notwithstanding clause 11 of rule XVIII, except as provided in section 2, no amendment shall be in order except the amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against such amendments are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. 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. In the case of sundry amendments reported from the Committee, the question of their adoption shall be put to the House en gros and without division of the question. 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.  After disposition of the amendments specified in the first section of this resolution, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees each may offer one pro forma amendment to the bill for the purpose of debate, which shall be controlled by the proponent.

 Sec. 3. The Chair may entertain a motion that the Committee rise only if offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee. The Chair may not entertain a motion to strike out the enacting words of the bill (as described in clause 9 of rule XVIII).

 Sec. 4. During consideration of H.R. 3170, the Chair may reduce to two minutes the minimum time for electronic voting under clause 6 of rule XVIII and clauses 8 and 9 of rule XX.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

 

1. Serrano (NY)

#36

REVISED Would (1) increase FY 2010 funding for the Consumer Product Safety Commission by $4,875,000 to the auth level of $118,200,000. FY 2010 funding under GSA Federal Buildings Fund will be reduced by the same amount; (2) transfer $250,000 from the GSA's Federal Building Fund operations account to the National Credit Union Administration's Community Development Revolving Loan Fund; and (3) prohibit the use of funds for first-class travel for employees of agencies funded by the bill, in contravention of Federal regulations.

 

2. Paulsen (MN)

#83

Would increase the appropriation for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the Treasury Department by $15 million and offsets from the GSA rent Account by the same amount.

 

3. Price, Tom (GA)

#7

Would strike funding for the President's Council of Economic Advisers ($4.2 million).

 

4. Emerson (MO)

#1

Would reduce funding for the Help America Vote Act by $50 million.

 

5. Blackburn (TN)

#12

Would provide that each amount appropriated or otherwise made available by the Act that is not required to be appropriated or otherwise made available by a provision of law is hereby reduced by 5 percent.

 

6. Broun (GA)

#41

Would prohibit funding made available in this bill from paying the salaries of specific positions in the Council on Environmental Quality.

 

7. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#86

Would prohibit $100,000 from being used for the small business incubator project of the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia, and reduce the amount of Section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

8. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#88

Would prohibit $200,000 from being used for the Commercial Driver Training Institute project of Arkansas State University in Newport, Arkansas, and reduce the amount of Section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

9. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#89

Would prohibit $285,000 from being used for the Proof of Concept Center of Idaho TechConnect, Inc., in Nampa, Idaho, and reduce the amount of Section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

10. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#90

Would prohibit $200,000 from being used for the Greenstone Group project of the Northeast Entrepreneur Fund in Virginia, Minnesota, and reduce the amount of Section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

11. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#91

Would prohibit $150,000 from being used for the Green Business Incubator Project of Montgomery County, Maryland, and reduce the amount of Section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

12. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#92

Would prohibit $100,000 from being used for the Activity Based Total Accountability project of the Florida Institute of Technology, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

13. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#93

Would prohibit $90,000 from being used for the Commercial Kitchen Business Incubator project of the El Pajaro Community Development Corporation in Watsonville, California, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

14. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#94

Would prohibit $125,000 from being used for the Defense Procurement Assistance Program of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

15. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#95

Would prohibit $100,000 from being used for the Myrtle Beach International Trade and Conference Center of the City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

16. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#96

Would prohibit $100,000 from being used for the Tech Belt Life Sciences Greenhouse project of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.

 

17. Flake, Jeff (AZ)

#97

Would prohibit $900,000 from being used for an infrastructure expansion project to promote small business of the City of Loma Linda and the City of Grand Terrace, California, and reduce the amount of section 511 of the bill by the same amount.