H.R. 4766 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Thursday, July 8, 2004.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, July 12, 2004
MANAGERS: LINDER/MCGOVERN
108th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 4766 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005

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. The rule 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. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the 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, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by a proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to amendment.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.

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

9. 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.4766) making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, 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 3, line 25, through ``out'' on page 4, line 6; section 717; and section 751. 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, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to amendment. All points of order against that amendment are waived. 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.


SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Hyde #1
Modifies Section 501 of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 by adding “Doug Bereuter And” to the title of the “John Ogonowski Farmer-to-Farmer Program,” administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). (20 minutes)

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT(.pdf)