H.R. 2360 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, FY 2006

COMMITTEE ACTION:  REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 16, 2005.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 222-185, AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-185 on Tuesday, May 17 2005 .
MANAGERS: SESSIONS/MCGOVERN
109th Congress
1st Session

H. RES. 278
[Report No. 109-83]

H.R. 2360 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2006

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 Appropriations.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Under the rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph.

5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill), except as specified in the resolution.

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

7. 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. 2360) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, 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 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: beginning with the colon on page 6, line 8, through "Office" on page 7, line 7; beginning with "of" on page 7, line 17, through the semicolon on line 23; beginning with the colon on page 8, line 19, through "108-541" on page 9, line 15; beginning with the colon on page 9, line 23, through "checkpoint" on page 10, line 3; beginning with the colon on page 10, line 9, through "Office" on page 11, line 6; beginning with the colon on page 11, line 24, through "Representatives" on page 12, line 7; beginning with the colon on page 17, line 2, through "intent" on line 11; page 17, lines 21 through 24; beginning with the colon on page 18, line 5, through "Act" on line 18; beginning with the colon on page 21, line 2, through "assets" on page 22, line 12; beginning with the comma on page 26, line 22, through "law" on line 23; beginning with the colon on page 27, line 2, through "funds" on page 27, line 13: page 27, line 19, through page 28, line 5; beginning with the colon on page 28, line 15, through "funds" on page 29, line 2; beginning with the colon on page 29, line 6, through "2005" on page 30, line 8; beginning with the comma on page 36, line 19, through "funds" on line 22; and sections 507, 512, 515, 517, 518, 522, 523, 524, 525, 527, 529, 530, 532, and 534. Where points of order are waived against part of a paragraph or section, points of order against a provision in another part of such paragraph or section may be made only against such provision and not against the entire paragraph or section. 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. When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, 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