H. Res. 726: H.R. 965 - Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Wednesday September 9, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Thursday September 10, 2009.

MANAGERS: Arcuri/Diaz-Balart

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 726

[Report No. 111-249]

 

H.R. 965, the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act

  1. Structured rule.
  1. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Makes in order the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules, if offered by Representative Bishop of Utah or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
  1. 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. 965) to amend the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to provide for the continuing authorization of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, and any 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 Natural Resources; (2) the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Bishop of Utah or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(Summary derived from information provided by sponsor.)

 

Bishop, Rob (UT): The amendment in the nature of a substitute reauthorizes appropriations for the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 at the existing, authorized funding level for an additional five years. (20 minutes)