Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 75; H.J.Res. 76; H.J. Res. 77; H.J. Res. 78; H.J. Res. 79; H.J. Res. 80; H.J. Res. 82; H.J. Res. 83; H.J. Res. 83; H.J. Res. 84; H.J. Res. 85; H.R. 3223

Thursday, October 3, 2013

8:10 PM

emergency hearing

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H.J. Res. 75

Appropriations

Nutrition Assistance for Low-Income Women and Children Act

H.J. Res. 76

Appropriations

Nuclear Weapon Security & Non-Proliferation Act

H.J. Res. 77

Appropriations

Food and Drug Safety Act

H.J. Res. 78

Appropriations

Preserving Our Intelligence Capabilities Act

H.J. Res. 79

Appropriations

Border Safety & Security Act

H.J. Res. 80

Appropriations

American Indian and Alaska Native, Health, Education, and Safety Act

H.J. Res. 82

Appropriations

National Weather Monitoring Act

H.J. Res. 83

Appropriations

Impact Aid for Local Schools Act

H.J. Res. 84

Appropriations

Head Start for Low-Income Children Act

H.J. Res. 85

Appropriations

National Emergency and Disaster Recovery Act

H.R. 3223

Oversight and Government Reform

Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act

                       The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-4, closed rules for H.J. Res. 75, H.J. Res. 76, H.J. Res. 77, H.J. Res. 78, H.J. Res. 79, H.J. Res. 80, H.J. Res. 82, H.J. Res. 83, H.J. Res. 84, and H.J. Res. 85.  The rule provides 40 minutes of debate on each joint resolution equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of each joint resolution and provides that each joint resolution shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in each joint resolution.  The rule provides one motion to recommit each joint resolution.  

            In Section 3, the rule provides a closed rule for H.R. 3223.  The rule provides 40 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit.

            In Section 4, the rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of October 21, 2013.

            In Section 5, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of October 20, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.