H.Res. 770: Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979 -Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 [National Defense Authorization Act]; H.R. 5759 - Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014; H.R. 5781- California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 6-4 on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-191 AFTER AMENDING THE RULE BY A VOICE VOTE AND ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-191 on Thursday, December 4, 2014.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Nugent

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 770

Report No. 113-646

Amendment to the Rule Adopted on the House Floor by Voice Vote

 

Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979 - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014

H.R. 5759 - Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014

H.R. 5781- California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 3979.
  2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-58 modified by the amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.
  6. Closed rule for H.R. 5759.
  7. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.
  8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  9. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  11. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  12. Closed rule for H.R. 5781.
  13. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  14. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  15. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  16. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  17. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  18. Section 4 provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the second session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2015.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 3979) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-58 modified by the amendments printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5759) to establish a rule of construction clarifying the limitations on executive authority to provide certain forms of immigration relief. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of 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 further 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 the Judiciary; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5781) to provide short-term water supplies to drought stricken California. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment printed in part C of 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 further 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 Natural Resources; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 4. The chair of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the second session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2015.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENT TO THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 3979 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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Description

1. Sessions (TX)

#12

Makes technical changes to the amendatory instructions.

2. Royce (CA)

#6

Inserts language identical to H.R. 5681 to extend for another ten years the United States-United Kingdom Mutual Defense Agreement, an agreement in place since 1958 that governs nuclear cooperation with our closest NATO partner.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5759 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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Description

Yoho (FL)

#1

SUBSTITUTE Changes the short title to "Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act"; adds six congressional findings related to the President's unconstitutional actions; adds necessary exceptions for imminent humanitarian and law enforcement reasons; and makes the effective date November 20, 2014.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5781 IN PART C PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

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Description

Hastings, Doc (WA)

#1

MANAGER'S Makes technical and conforming changes to the bill.