H.Res. 458: Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547 - A bill to extend Government liability, subject to appropriation, for certain third-party claims arising from commercial space launches (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014)

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-191 AFTER BEING AMENDED BY A VOICE VOTE (text of the amendment) AND AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-195 on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 458

Report No. 113-327

Amendment to H.RES. 458

 

Senate amendments to H.R. 3547 - A bill to extend Government liability, subject to appropriation, for certain third-party claims arising from commercial space launches

  1. Section 1 provides for the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3547.
  2. Makes in order a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the title and concur in the Senate amendment to the text with an amendment inserting the text of Rules Committee Print 113-32 in lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted by the Senate.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that it shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  6. Section 2 provides that upon adoption of the motion specified in section 1, H. Con. Res. 74 (enrollment correction to the title) shall be considered as adopted.
  7. Section 3 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than January 16, 2014, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendments and the motion specified in section 1.
  8. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014: 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.
  9. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 3547) to extend the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014, with the Senate amendments thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House (1) concur in the Senate amendment to the title and (2) concur in the Senate amendment to the text with an amendment inserting the text of Rules Committee Print 113-32 in lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted by the Senate. The Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption ofthe motion specified in the first section of this resolution, House Concurrent Resolution 74 shall be considered as adopted.

Sec. 3. The chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than January 16, 2014, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendments and the motion specified in the first section of this resolution.

Sec. 4. On any legislative day during the period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014-

(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. 5. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.