H.R. 5093 - Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2003

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, July 15, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORDED VOTE OF 322-101 on Tuesday, June 16, 2002.
MANAGERS: HASTINGS(WA)/SLAUGHTER
107th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 5093 - Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 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. Provides that amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.

5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, 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 bill shall be considered for amendment by paragraph.

7. Waives points of order during consideration of the bill against amendments for failure to comply with clause 2(e) of rule XXI (prohibiting non-emergency designated amendments to be offered to an appropriations bill containing an emergency designation).

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. 5093) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies 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. The amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. Points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except as follows: beginning with ``Provided'' on page 29, line 22, through page 30, line 11; page 68, lines 1 through 7. 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. 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. During consideration of the bill, points of order against amendments for failure to comply with clause 2(e) of rule XXI are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as amended, to the House with such further 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 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Skeen -- Manager's Amendment
Corrects language included in the bill that makes $200,000,000 for the Bureau of Land Management's wildland fire management program and $500,000,000 for the Forest Service's wildland fire management program as contingent emergency appropriations for fiscal year 2002, consistent with the Committee-adopted provisions.


TEXT OF AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED (.pdf)