H. Res. 670: Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370 — [Further Continuing Resolution]; H.R. 4667 - Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria...

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-188 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-188 on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Woodall

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 670

Report No. 115-477

 

Senate amendment to H.R. 1370 -Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017 [Further Continuing Resolution]

H.R. 4667 - Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, and for other purposes.

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1370.
  2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-52.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  6. Closed rule for H.R. 4667.
  7. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  9. Provides that the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  11. Provides that clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
  12. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  13. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day of the first session of the 115th Congress after December 21, 2017: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  14. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day of the second session of the 115th Congress before January 8, 2018: the Speaker may dispense with organizational and legislative business; the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved if applicable; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  15. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by sections 3 and 4.
  16. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 3 and 4 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  17. Section 7 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 3 and 4 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 1370) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue Department of Homeland Security-wide guidance and develop training programs as part of the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-52. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4667) making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendments 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. Clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further 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 Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. On any legislative day of the first session of the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress after December 21, 2017-

(a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and

(b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 4. On any legislative day of the second session of the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress before January 8, 2018-

(a) the Speaker may dispense with organizational and legislative business;

(b) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved if applicable; and

(c) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 5. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chan· for the duration of the periods addressed by sections 3 and 4 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 6. Each day during the periods addressed by sections 3 and 4 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

Sec. 7. Each day during the periods addressed by sections 3 and 4 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 4667 PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

Walters, Mimi (CA)

#1

Provides disaster-related tax relief to individuals in major declared disaster areas resulting from wildfires in California and Hurricane Harvey in Louisiana. Makes technical corrections to ensure correct effective dates for sections 2009 and 2037.

Gonzalez-Colon (PR)

#2

Designates low-income communities in Puerto Rico as opportunity zones.