H. Res. 667: H.R. 5743 ·Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013; H.R. 5854 ·Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013; H.R. 5855 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013; H.R. 53

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-3 on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 246-166 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-180 on May 31, 2012.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Nugent

112th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 667

[Report No. 112-504]

 

 

H.R. 5743 ·Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

H.R. 5854 ·Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

H.R. 5855 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013

H.R. 5325- Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

1. Structured rule for H.R. 57 43.

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

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

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence shall be considered as original text for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. 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 the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

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

9. Open rules for H.R. 5854, H.R. 5855, and H.R. 5325

10. Provides one hour of general debate on each bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of each bill.

12. Waives points of order against provisions in each bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.

13. Provides that each bill shall be considered for amendment under the fiveminute rule.

14. Provides that the Chair may accord priority in recognition to Members who have preprinted their amendments in the Congressional Record.

15. Provides one motion to recommit each bill with or without instructions.

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. 5743) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, 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 Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence now printed in the bill. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those 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 the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, 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. 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. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 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 any bill specified in section 3 of this resolution. The first reading of each such bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of each such bill are waived. General debate on each such bill shall be confined to that bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. Mter general debate each such bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in each such bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. During consideration of each such bill for amendment, the chair of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. When the committee rises and reports any such bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on that bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. The bills referred to in section 2 of this resolution are as follows: (a) The bill (H.R. 5854) making appropriations for military construction, the Department ofVeterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. (b) The bill (H.R. 5855) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. (c) The bill (H.R. 5325) making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

# Description

Debate Time

1. Rogers, Mike (MI)

#27 (LATE) Would strike sections 401 and 403 to ensure compliance with House Rules relating to provisions regarding appropriated funds.

(10 minutes)

2. Thompson, Mike (CA)

# 14 Would require the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress how the Intelligence Community can improve the methods by which subcontractors are granted security clearances and notified of classified contracting opportunities within the federal government.

(10 minutes)

3. Conyers (MI), Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#10 Would require the Director of National Intelligence to submit to the congressional intelligence committees a report containing an assessment of the consequences of a military strike against Iran within 60 days.

(10 minutes)

4. Farr (CA)

#18 Would establish the sense of Congress that those assigned to lead the development of training, tools, and methodologies in support of cyber security, should be reminded to include foreign language and culture in the development process.

(10 minutes)

5. Cuellar (TX)

#5 (REVISED) Would authorize the Director of National Intelligence to participate in information sharing with Mexico and Canada for purposes of border security and combating drug trafficking.

(10 minutes)

6. Hahn (CA)

#12 Would require the Civil Liberties Protection Officer to ensure that the coordination and training between the intelligence community and local law enforcement agencies shall not violate the constitutional safeguards of racial and ethnic minorities.

(10 minutes)

7. Jackson Lee (TX)

#3 Would establish the a Sense of Congress that the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency should take such actions as the Director considers necessary to increase the recruitment and training of ethnic minorities as officers and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency.

(10 minutes)

8. Jackson Lee (TX)

#4 Would establish the Sense of Congress that the intelligence community should take all appropriate actions necessary to protect the civil liberties of religious and ethnic minorities.

(10 minutes)

9. Myrick (NC), Wolf (VA)

#17 Would require a report from the Director of National Intelligence that would identify and assess various risks in information technology supply chains.

(10 minutes)