Notice of Action: H.R. 2586 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 - Providing for Further Consideration; <br> H.R. 2944 - District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002

Monday, September 24, 2001

6:30 P.M.

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H.R. 2586 Armed Services National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a rule providing for further consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, which may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against such amendments. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 2944 Appropriations District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002

The Committee granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule waives clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in a general appropriations bill) against provisions in the bill. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment by paragraph.

The rule provides that the amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, which may be offered only by a Member designated in the report and only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill, 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.