H.Res. 694: H. Res. 676 - Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States; H.R. 935- Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-4 on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-196 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-195 on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Nugent

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 694

Report No. 113-566

 

H. Res. 676- Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States

H.R. 935- Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013

  1. Closed rule for H. Res. 676.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution.
  4. Provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Rules now printed in the resolution shall be considered as adopted.
  5. Provides that the resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  6. Closed rule for H.R. 935.
  7. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  9. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  10. Provides one motion to recommit.
  11. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from August 1, 2014, through September 5, 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.
  12. 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 of the resolution.
  13. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
  14. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the resolution (H. Res. 676) providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States. The amendment recommended by the Committee on Rules now printed in the resolution shall be considered as adopted. The resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the resolution, as amended, to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question except one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules.

Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 935) to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 3. On any legislative day during the period from August 1, 2014, through September 5, 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. 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. Each day during the period addressed by section 3 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. 6. Each day during the period addressed by section 3 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.