H.R. 2084 – Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2000

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 22, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 416-3 on Wednesday, June 23, 1999.
MANAGERS: REYNOLDS/HALL
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 218
[Report No. 106-196]

H.R. 2084 – Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2000

1. Open rule.

2. Waives clause 4(c) of rule XIII (requiring the three-day availability of printed hearings on a general appropriations bill) and section 401(a) of the Congressional Budget Act (prohibiting consideration of legislation containing new contract authority not subject to appropriation) against consideration of the bill.

3. Provides one hour of general debate to be equally divided between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

4. Waives clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill) against provisions in the bill, except as otherwise specified in the rule.

5. Waives clause 2 of rule XXI against the amendment printed in the report accompanying this resolution, which may be offered only by the Member designated in the report and at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill, shall be considered as read, and shall not be subject to amendment.

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

7. Allows for the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to postpone votes during consideration of the bill, and to reduce votes to five minutes on a postponed question if the vote follows a fifteen minute vote.

8. 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. 2084) Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. Points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with clause 4(c) of rule XIII or section 401(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except as follows: page 10, line 16, through page 13, line 13; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 13, line 16; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 15, line 20; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 17, line 14; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 18, line 4; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 19, line 5; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 19, line 25; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 25, line 9; "Notwithstanding any other provision of law," on page 32, line 8; page 50, lines 1 through 9; page 50, line 22, through page 51, line 12; and page 52, lines 1 through 10. Where points of order are waived against part of a paragraph, points of order against a provision in another part of such paragraph may be made only against such provision and not against the entire paragraph. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution may be offered only by a Member designated in the report and only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill, shall be considered as read, and shall not be subject to amendment. Points of order against the amendment printed in the report for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. During consideration of the bill for further 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. The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may: (1) postpone until a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment; and (2) reduce to five minutes the minimum time for electronic voting on any postponed question that follows another electronic vote without intervening business, provided that the minimum time for electronic voting on the first in any series of questions shall be 15 minutes. 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.


Summary of Young(FL) Amendment Made in Order

Young(FL): Manager's amendment - rescinds $300 million from FY99 AIP contract authority.

Text of Amendment Made in Order (In PDF. Format)

Young(FL) Amendment