H.Res. 744: S. 2012 – Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016; H.R. 5233 – Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 242-171 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239-176 on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Burgess

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 744

Report No. 114-593

 

S. 2012 - Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016

H.R. 5233 - Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of 2016

  1. Closed rule for S. 2012.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Natural Resources.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-55 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 commit with or without instructions.
  7. Provides that if S. 2012, as amended, is passed, then it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee to move that the House insist on its amendment to S. 2012 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.
  8. Closed rule for H.R. 5233.
  9. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
  10. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
  12. Provides one motion to recommit.
  13. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 27, 2016, through June 6, 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.
  14. 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 consider in the House the bill (S. 2012) to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-55 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 further 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 Energy and Commerce and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources; and (2) one motion to commit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. If S. 2012, as amended, is passed, then it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or his designee to move that the House insist on its amendment to S. 2012 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.

Sec. 3. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5233) to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government, 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 Oversight and Government Reform; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 4. On any legislative day during the period from May 27, 2016, through June 6, 2016-

(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.