H.Res. 438: Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59 - Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 (Budget Deal and SGR Bridge); H.R. 3695 - Farm Bill Extension

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-3 on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-195 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-195 on Thursday, December 12, 2013.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Woodall

113th Congress
1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 438

Report No. 113-290

 

Senate amendment to H.J. Res. 59 - Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014

H.R. 3695 - To provide a temporary extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 and amendments made by that Act, as previously extended and amended and with certain additional modifications and exceptions, to suspend permanent price support authorities, and for other purposes.

  1. Section 1 provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.J. Res. 59.
  2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Budget or his designee that the House recede from its amendment and concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report as modified by the amendment printed in part B of that report.
  3. Provides 70 minutes of debate on the motion with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  4. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that the motion shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  5. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  6. Section 2 provides that the chair of the Committee on the Budget may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of the motion specified in section 1.
  7. Section 3 provides that in the engrossment of the House amendment to the Senate amendment to House Joint Resolution 59, the Clerk may conform division, title, and section numbers and conform cross-references and provisions for short titles.
  8. Section 4 provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2014.
  9. Section 5 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 12, 2013, or December 13, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.
  10. Section 6 provides that on any legislative day of the first session of the 113th Congress after December 13, 2013: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  11. Section 7 provides that on any legislative day of the second session of the 113th Congress before January 7, 2014: the Speaker may dispense with organizational and legislative business; the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved if applicable; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  12. Section 8 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by sections 6 and 7 of the rule.
  13. Section 9 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 6 and 7 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of the War Powers Resolution.
  14. Section 10 provides a closed rule for H.R 3695.
  15. Provides 40 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.
  16. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  17. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended shall be considered as read.
  18. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  19. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  20. Section 11 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of December 13, 2013.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 59) making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes, with the House amendment to the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Budget or his designee that the House recede from its amendment and concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution modified by the amendment printed in part B of that report. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for 70 minutes, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question.

Sec. 2. The chair of the Committee on the Budget may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of the motion specified in the first section of this resolution.

Sec. 3. In the engrossment of the House amendment to the Senate amendment to House Joint Resolution 59, the Clerk may conform division, title, and section numbers and conform cross-references and provisions for short titles.

Sec. 4. The chair of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2014.

Sec. 5. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of December 12, 2013, or December 13, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

Sec. 6. On any legislative day of the first session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress after December 13, 2013-- (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and (b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 7. On any legislative day of the second session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress before January 7, 2014-- (a) the Speaker may dispense with organizational and legislative business; (b) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved if applicable; and (c) the Chair at any time may declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 8. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by sections 6 and 7 as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 9. Each day during the period addressed by sections 6 and 7 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

Sec. 10. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3695) to provide a temporary extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 and amendments made by that Act, as previously extended and amended and with certain additional modifications and exceptions, to suspend permanent price support authorities, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment printed in part C of 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 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) 40 minutes of debate 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. 11. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of December 13, 2013.

PART A - SUMMARY OF THE HOUSE AMEMDMENT TO H.J. RES 59

Contains the text of the Bipartisan Budget Agreement.

 

PART B - SUMMARY OF THE MODIFICATION TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENT IN PART A

 

Contains the text of the Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013, making changes to Medicare and other health provisions; and makes a technical correction to the House Amendment in part A.

 

 

PART C- SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 3695 PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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A technical correction requested by the Department of Agriculture to ensure that the Secretary of Agriculture has the authority to continue the commodity programs for the 2013 crop year that may expire after January 31 , 2014.