H.Res.387: H.R. 2237-To Provide for the Redeployment of US Armed Forces and Defense Contractors from Iraq;H.R. 2206–U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007;H.R. 2207–Agriculture disaster assist.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-3 on Tuesday May 8, 2007. 
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 219-199 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 222-201 on Thursday May 10, 2007.
MANAGERS: SLAUGHTER/DREIER
110th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES.  387
[Report No. 110-143]

 

H.R. 2237 - To Provide for the Redeployment of United States Armed Forces and Defense Contractors from Iraq

H.R. 2206 – U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007

H.R. 2207 – Agricultural Disaster Assistance and Western States Emergency Unfinished Business Appropriations Act, 2007

  1. Provides for consideration of H.R. 2237 under a closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  3. Waives all points of order against the bill and against its consideration.
  4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Contains one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  6. Provides for consideration of H.R. 2206 under a closed rule.
  7. Provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the amendment printed in Part A of the Rules report shall be considered as adopted.
  1. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against the bill, as amended.
  1. Contains one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides for consideration of H.R. 2207 under a closed rule.
  1. Provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the amendment printed in Part B of the Rules report shall be considered as adopted.
  1. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  1. Waives all points of order against the bill, as amended.
  1. Contains one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that in the engrossment of H.R. 2206, the Clerk shall await the disposition of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207 and shall add the respective texts of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 2206 and shall make appropriate conforming changes.
  1. Provides that during consideration of H.R. 2237, H.R. 2206 and H.R. 2207, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of any such bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

RESOLUTION

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          Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 2237) to provide for the redeployment of United States Armed Forces and defense contractors from Iraq.  All points of order against the bill and against its consideration are waived.  The bill shall be considered as read.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit.

          Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 2206) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendment printed in part A 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 the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

          Sec. 3.  Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 2207) making supplemental appropriations for agricultural and other emergency assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendment 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 the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

       Sec. 4. (a) In the engrossment of H.R. 2206, the Clerk shall--

          (1) await the disposition of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207;

          (2) add the respective texts of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 2206;

          (3) conform the title of H.R. 2206 to reflect the addition of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207, as passed by the House, to the engrossment;

          (4) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and

          (5) conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the engrossment.

          (b) Upon the addition of H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207, as passed by the House, to the engrossment of H.R. 2206, H.R. 2237 and H.R. 2207 shall be laid on the table.

          Sec. 5.  During consideration of H.R 2237, H.R. 2206, or H.R. 2207 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of any such bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

 

PART A - SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2206 PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Provides $460 million for PL-480 Title II Grants.  (same as conference report) 

Provides $40 million to replenish the  Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust.  (same as conference report).

Provides a technical correction in Title IV, chapter 1 to correct transposed numbers, on page 107, line 22  strike “1962 “ and insert “1692” and on page 108, line 2 strike “1962” and insert “1692”.

TEXT OF PART A

 

PART B- SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2207 PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

Provides technical corrections in Title I, regarding sectional cross references.

TEXT OF PART B