H.R. 1527 - National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 13, 2003.
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE, AFTER AGREEING ON THE PREVIOUS BY A RECORD VOTE OF 220-205 on Thursday, May 15, 2003.
MANAGERS: DIAZ-BALART/MCGOVERN
108th Congress
1st Session

H.R. 1527 - National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2003

1. Open rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

3. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the 5-minute rule.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment by section, and that each section shall be considered as read.

5. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after the 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. 1527) to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the National Transportation Safety Board for fiscal years 2003 through 2006, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman 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. Each section of the bill shall be considered as read. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. 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. 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.