H.Res. 809: S. 2943 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017; Conference report to accompany S. 524 – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 243-177 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 244-179 on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

MANAGERS: Polis/Byrne

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 803

Report No. 114-670

 

S. 2943 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

Conference report to accompany S. 524 - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

  1. Waives all points of order against the conference report to accompany S. 524 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 without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit if applicable.
  4. Debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.
  5. Section 2 provides that the House has taken S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, from the Speaker's table, adopts an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4909 as passed by the House, and adopts S. 2943, as amended.
  6. Provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee is authorized to move that the House insist on its amendment to S. 2943 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 524) to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use. 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 except: (1) one hour of debate; and (2) one motion to recommit if applicable.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution-

(a) the House shall be considered to have: (1) taken from the Speaker's table the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; (2) stricken all after the enacting clause of such bill and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of H.R. 4909, as passed by the House; and (3) passed the Senate bill as so amended; and

(b) it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee to move that the House insist on its amendment to S. 2943 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.