H.R. 2646 - Farm Security Act of 2001

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE
MANAGERS: HASTINGS(WA)/HALL
107th Congress
1st Session

Tuesday, October 02, 2001

H.R. 2646 - Farm Security Act of 2001

1. Modified open rule.

2. Provides two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.

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

4. Provides that, in lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Agriculture and International Relations 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 printed in part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute and provides that it shall be considered as read.

6. Makes in order only amendments that have been pre-printed in the Congressional Record before October 3, 2001, and provides that each such amendment may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or a designee and shall be considered as read.

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. 2646) to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2011. 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 two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Agriculture and International Relations 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 printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the report. 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 before October 3, 2001, in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII and except pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Each amendment so printed may be offered only by the Member who caused it to be printed or his designee and 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. 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.

 


AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER UNDER THE RULE


PART A TEXT OF AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE TO BE CONSIDERED AS ORIGINAL TEXT FOR THE PURPOSE OF FURTHER AMENDMENT (AS MODIFIED BY THE AMENDMENT IN PART B)

 


PART B

Summary of Amendment to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute printed in Part A, to be considered as adopted

Combest #1 - Makes two technical changes to the bill to ensure it is within the budgetary parameters established by the FY 2002 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget: (1) reduces the amount of the partial countercyclical payments that producers of peanuts and covered commodities may receive from 50% to 40% of the total projected countercyclical payment; and (2) adds a new subsection (h) at the end of section 105 which directs the Secretary, in calculating the effective price with respect to barley, to use either the all barley loan rate, or the feed barley loan rate, as appropriate.