Notice of Action: Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 - TARGET Act [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018]

NOTICE OF ACTION

Thursday, March 22, 2018

12:57 AM

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Senate amendment to H.R.  1625

Committee on Appropriations 

TARGET Act [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018]

The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-3, a rule that provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625. The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-66. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion. The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

In section 2, the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from March 23, 2018, through April 9, 2018: 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.

In section 3, the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

In section 4, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

In section 5, the rule provides that each day during the period addressed by section 2 shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

Finally, in section 6, the rule provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than March 22, 2018, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendment and the motion specified in section 1.