H.R. 5011 - Military Construction Appropriations for FY 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 26, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 269-160 on Thursday, June 27, 2002,
after A RECORD VOTE TO AMEND THE RULE OF 219-211, after AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION 221-210.
MANAGERS: MYRICK/MCGOVERN
107th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 5011 - Military Construction Appropriations for FY 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 Appropriations.

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

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

5. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment by paragraph.

6. Authorizes the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole 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.

8. Provides that H. Res. 421 (a rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4735, Personal Responsibility, Work, and Family Promotion Act of 2002) be laid upon the table.

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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. 5011) making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, 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. 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.

Sec. 2. House Resolution 421 is laid on the table.


TEXT OF AMENDMENT ADOPTED ON THE FLOOR on Thursday, June 27, 2002

Amendment to H. Res. 462 - At the end of the resolution add the following:

Sec. 3. That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (S. 2578) to amend title 31 of the United States Code to increase the public debt limit. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to commit.