H. Res. 796 - Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 - TARGET Act [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018]

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-3 on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 211-207 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-186 on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Sessions

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 796

Report No. 115-614

 

Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 – TARGET Act [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018]

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625.
  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 115-66.
  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. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from March 23, 2018, through April 9, 2018: 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.
  7. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.
  8. Section 4 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  9. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
  10. Section 6 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than March 23, 2018, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendment and the motion specified in section 1.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker’s table the bill (H.R. 1625) to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to include severe forms of trafficking I n persons within the definition of transnational organized crime for purposes of the rewards program of the Department of State, 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 115-66. 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. On any legislative day during the period from March 23, 2018, through April 9, 2018 –

(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. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 4. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 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. 5. Each day during the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

Sec. 6. The chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than March 23, 2018, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendment and the motion specified in the first section of this resolution.