Notice of Action: H.R. 4089

Monday, April 16, 2012

6:18 P.M.
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H.R. 4089       Natural Resources                             Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012
                         Agriculture
                         Energy & Commerce

            The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of Rules Committee Print 112-19 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 

            The rule further provides that the House-passed budget resolution shall have force and effect until the adoption of a conference report on the budget resolution.  The rule provides that the reconciliation directives, provided in the House-passed budget resolution, to the Committee on Agriculture to be decreased by $490 million and the directives to the Committee on Financial Services be increased by $490 million for the period of fiscal years 2012 and 2013.