H.Res. 243: H.R. 2216 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; H.R. 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-2 on Monday, June 3, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-194 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-193 on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Webster

113th Congress
1st Session

H.RES. 243

[Report No. 113-95]

 

H.R. 2216- Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014

1. Open rules for H.R. 2216 and H.R. 2217.

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

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

4. Waives points of order against provisions in each bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI, except for section 563 ofH.R. 2217.

5. Provides that each bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule.

6. Provides that the Chair may accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.

7. Provides one motion to recommit each bill with or without instructions.

8. Section 3 provides that pending the adoption of a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2014, the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 25, as adopted by the House, shall have force and effect in the House as though Congress has adopted such concurrent resolution, and the allocations of spending authority printed in Tables 11 and 12 of House Report 113-17 shall be considered for all purposes in the House to be the allocations under section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 197 4.

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. 2216) making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the chair of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. 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. 2217) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except for section 563. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the chair of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. Pending the adoption of a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2014, the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 25, as adopted by the House, shall have force and effect in the House as though Congress has adopted such concurrent resolution, and the allocations of spending authority printed in Tables 11 and 12 of House Report 113-17 shall be considered for all purposes in the House to be the allocations under section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 197 4.