H.Res. 256: H.R. 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; H.R. 1256 - Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-184 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Nugent

113th Congress
1st Session

H.RES. 256

[Report No. 113-104]

 

H.R. 1960- National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014

H.R. 1256 - Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act

1. General debate rule for H.R. 1960.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

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

4. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

5. Closed rule for H.R. 1256.

6. Provides one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.

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

8. Provides that the amendments recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

9. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

10. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

11. Section 3 provides that the chair of the Committee on Agriculture is authorized, on behalf of the committee, to file a supplemental report to accompany H.R. 1947.

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. 1960) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2014 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, 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 chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. After general debate, the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion. No further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 1256) to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to jointly adopt rules setting forth the application to cross-border swaps transactions of certain provisions relating to swaps that were enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendments recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. The chair of the Committee on Agriculture is authorized, on behalf of the committee, to file a supplemental report to accompany H.R. 1947.