H.Res. 619: H.R. 2406 – SHARE Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 241-175 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 240-178 on Thursday, February 25, 2016.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Newhouse

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 619

Report No. 114-429

 

H.R. 2406 - SHARE Act

  1. Structured rule
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill 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 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.

 

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 of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2406) to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, 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 Natural Resources. 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 Committee on Natural Resources 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.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

 (summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsors

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Summary

Debate Time

1. Wittman (VA)

13

MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Deletes Title XII which has been enacted into law already, removes outdated year references in short titles, makes expenditures under the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act subject to appropriation, and adds the text of HR 3279, as passed by the House, as a new title XVII.

(10 minutes)

2. Beyer (VA)

15

Prohibits an individual who is prohibited from possessing a firearm by the Gun Control Act from using a public target range.

(10 minutes)

3. Jackson Lee (TX)

32

Late Strikes Title III, exemption to import polar bear trophies taken in sport.

(10 minutes)

4. Bustos (IL)

34

Late Adds the Administrator of U.S. Small Business Administration or a designated representative to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee's membership.

(10 minutes)

5. Smith, Jason (MO)

47

Late Adds a specification that closures of hunter access corridors shall be clearly marked with signs and dates of closures, but shall not include barriers on the corridor.

(10 minutes)

6. Meng (NY)

17

Permits more than one U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement Officer to be placed in a U.S. diplomatic or consular post in an African country with a significant population of African elephants in order to assist local wildlife rangers in the protection of such elephants.

(10 minutes)

7. Huffman (CA)

26

Requires GAO to conduct a study examining the effect of a ban of the trade of fossilized ivory from mammoths and mastodons on the illegal importation and trade of African and Asian elephant ivory within the United States.

(10 minutes)

8. Beyer (VA)

24

Strikes language that requires state approval of federal fishing regulations in waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service and the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

(10 minutes)

9. Smith, Jason (MO)

45

Late Revised Prohibits USDA and NFS from issuing restrictions and regulations on hunting and recreational fishing in the Mark Twain National Forest.

(10 minutes)

10. Newhouse (WA)

44

Late Requires the Chief of the U.S. Forest Service to publish a notice in the Federal Register, with a justification, for the closure of any public road on Forest System lands.

(10 minutes)

11. Fleming (LA)

11

Requires the Forest Administrator to amend the travel plan for the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana to allow Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) access on roads nominated by the Secretary of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, except when such designation would pose an unacceptable safety risk. If a road is denied, the Forest Administrator must publish a notice in the Federal Register with a justification for the closure.

(10 minutes)

12. Griffith (VA)

12

Allows a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm or ammunition to transport a firearm or ammunition for any lawful purpose from any place where the person may lawfully possess, carry, or transport the firearm or ammunition to any other such place if, during the transportation, the firearm is unloaded.

(10 minutes)

13. Heck (NV), Hardy (NV), Amodei (NV)

8

Revised Adds the text of H.R. 373, the Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act, to the end of the bill. Expedites access to federal lands for volunteer search and rescue groups to assist in recovering the remains of a deceased individual believed to be located on federal lands.

(10 minutes)

14. Ribble (WI), Lummis (WY), Benishek (MI), Peterson (MN)

2

Reissues the 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to delist the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming from the Endangered Species Act.

(10 minutes)

15. Young, Don (AK)

5

Prohibits the Fish and Wildlife Service from issuing a final rule that preempts state management authority which is protected by law in Alaska. Withdrawals a final rule issued by the National Park Service of the same issue.

(10 minutes)

16. Huffman (CA)

43

Late Designates the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

(10 minutes)

17. Lowenthal (CA)

9

Authorizes the Department of Interior, after public comment and if approved unanimously by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, to raise the price of the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (“Duck Stamp”) by the rate of inflation, in order to preserve waterfowl habitat.

(10 minutes)