H.Res. 669: H.R. 5021 - Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, July 14, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-186 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-192 on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

MANAGERS: Polis/Webster

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 669

Report No. 113-521

 

H.R. 5021- Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Committee on Ways and Means.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means, as modified by the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5021) to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means, modified by the amendments printed in 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) one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Sponsor

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Description

1. Shuster (PA)

#1

Makes three technical changes to Title I.

2. Graves, Tom (GA)

#2

Adds Congressional findings that the current transportation funding system is unsustainable, and Congress should consider reforms that increase the authority of states over their transportation systems and transportation funding, while maintaining an appropriate federal role in transportation.