H.Res. 580: H.R. 986 - Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY  VOICE VOTE on Friday, July 27, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 222 - 184 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 216 - 188 on Monday, July 30, 2007.

MANAGERS:CASTOR/SESSIONS

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 580

[Report No. 110-264]

 

 

H.R. 986 - Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Act.

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clauses 9 or 10 of Rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, shall be considered as adopted.
  5. Waives all points of order against the bill, as amended, and provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

 

RESOLUTION

          Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 986) to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Eightmile River in the State of Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.   All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted.  The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 986 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

 A technical amendment on page 7, line 18 of the reported bill that replaces “(a)” with “(b)”.

 Text of Amendment