H.R. 5212 - Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, for additional disaster assistance relating to storm damage, and for other purposes.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday October 6, 2004 (Legislative Day of Tuesday October 5, 2004).
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE Wednesday, October 6, 2004.
MANAGERS: PUTNAM/HASTINGS (FL)
108th Congress
2nd Session

H.R. 5212 - Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, for additional disaster assistance relating to storm damage, and for other purposes.

1. Modified closed rule.

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

3. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

4. Provides for consideration of the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution if offered by Representative Hensarling of Texas or his designee, which shall be considered as read, shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.

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

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, 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 (H.R. 5212) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, for additional disaster assistance relating to storm damage, and for other purposes. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto 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 Appropriations; (2) the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Hensarling of Texas or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order or demand for division of the question, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER UNDER THE RULE

Hensarling #2
Fully offsets the cost of the supplemental with a proportional reduction of FY05 discretionary funding once enacted. Funding for defense, homeland security and veterans would be specifically exempt.

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENTS(.pdf)


AMENDMENT TO H. RES. 819 - offered by Representative Putnam