H.Res. 797: Conference report to accompany H.R. 2577 – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 [MilCon/VA and Zika Appropriations]

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-176 on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Sessions

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 797

Report No. 114-642

 

Conference report to accompany H.R. 2577 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 [MilCon/VA and Zika Appropriations]

  1. Waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
  2. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.
  3. Provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the conference report to its adoption without intervention of any motion. During consideration of the conference report, the second sentence of clause 1(a) of rule XIX shall not apply.
  4. Section 2 of the rule provides for consideration of concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2016.
  5. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from June 23, 2016, through July 4, 2016: 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.
  6. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.
  7. Section 5 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of June 23, 2016, or June 24, 2016, 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.
  8. Section 6 provides that upon adoption of the conference report, House Concurrent Resolution 139 shall be considered as adopted.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2577) making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the conference report to its adoption without intervening motion. During consideration of the conference report, the second sentence of clause 1(a) of rule XIX shall not apply.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2016.

Sec. 3. On any legislative day during the period from June 23, 2016, through July 4, 2016-

(a) the Journal ofthe 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. 4. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 5. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of June 23, 2016, or June 24, 2016, 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. Upon adoption of the conference report specified in the first section of this resolution, House Concurrent Resolution 139 shall be considered as adopted.