H.Res. 1419: H.R. 3667 - Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, September 9, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 223-190 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 224-189 on Wednesday, September 10, 2008.

MANAGERS:Welch/Hastings (WA) 

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1419

[Report No. 110-834]

 

H.R. 3667 - Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008

  1. Structured rule.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate 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 for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill pursuant to Part II of House Report 110-668, shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute except for clause 10 of rule XXI. This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  6. No amendments shall be in order except those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.
  7. Provides that the amendments made in order may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.
  8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.
  9. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  10. 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.
  11. Tables House Resolution 1399.

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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. 3667) to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a segment of the Missisquoi and Trout Rivers in the State of Vermont for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.  The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  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 Natural Resources.  After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill pursuant to Part II of House Report 110-668.  That committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read.  All points of order against that committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI.  Notwithstanding clause 11 of rule XVIII, no amendment to that committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 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, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.  All points of order against such amendments are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  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.  Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text.  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.  During consideration in the House of H.R. 3667 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.
 

Sec. 3.  House Resolution 1399 is laid on the table.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

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1. Rahall (WV):

Would amend the bill by requiring that the proposed study analyze any potential impacts on the possession or use of a weapon, trap, or net, including a concealed weapon.

 (10 minutes)

2. Bishop, Rob (UT):

Would amend the bill by adding to the proposed study an assessment of any impact a wild and scenic designation in the study area is likely to have on energy production, transmission or conveyance.

 (10 minutes)

3. Flake (AZ):

Would amend the bill to provide that nothing in it may be construed as authorizing appropriations for a new designation within the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

 (10 minutes)