H.Res. 231: H.R. 1732 – Regulatory Integrity Protection Act; Conference Report to accompany S.Con.Res.11-Budget for FY 2016; H.J.Res. 43 – Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 242-181 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 241-181 on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

MANAGERS:McGovern/Woodall

114th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 231

Report No. 114-98

 

 

H.R. 1732 -Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015

Conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 11- Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016

H.J. Res. 43- Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 1732.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-13 modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the report. Each such further 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 part B of the report.
  8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  9. Section 2 provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 11.
  10. Waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
  11. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.
  12. Provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate.
  13. Debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.
  14. Section 3 provides that section 604(g) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act shall not apply in the case of H.J. Res. 43.
  15. Closed rule for H.J. Res. 43.
  16. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform or their respective designees.
  17. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.
  18. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.
  19. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.
  20. Provides that pursuant to section 604(h) of the Home Rule Act, a motion to recommit is not in order to the joint resolution if under consideration while the act of the D.C. Council is within the congressional review period prescribed in section 602 of such Act.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee ofthe Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1732) to preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, 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 Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-13 modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules. 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 amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. 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. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 11) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the conference report to its adoption without intervening motion except one hour of debate.

Sec. 3. Section 604(g) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act shall not apply in the case of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 43) disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014.

Sec. 4. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 43) disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014. All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived. The joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the joint resolution are waived. The joint resolution shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform or their respective designees. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit (if otherwise in order).

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 1732 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

#

Description

1. Shuster (PA)

#2

Clarifies that the Act will be carried out with existing funds.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 1732 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1. Edwards (MD)

#4

Provides policy provisions that the Secretary and Administrator are prohibited from including in a final rule.

(10 minutes)

2. Kildee (MI)

#1

Gives a state two years to become compliant with the new 'waters of the U.S .' rule in order to protect a state from automatically losing their state permitting programs through the Clean Water Act because of the new rule.

(10 minutes)