Notice of Action: H.R. 2596 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Monday, June 15, 2015

8:02 PM

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H.R. 2596

Intelligence (Permanent Select)

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

                       The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-3, a structured rule for H.R. 2596.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  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 the text of Rules Committee Print 114-19 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.  The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment 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.  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.

            In section 2, the rule provides that the motion to reconsider the vote on the question of concurring in the matter comprising the remainder of title 2 (TAA) of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 may continue to be postponed through the legislative day of Thursday, July 30, 2015.