Notice of Action: H.R. 2610 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; H.R. 2397 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

Monday, July 22, 2013

8:53 PM

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H.R. 2610

Appropriations

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2397

Appropriations

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-4, a structured rule for H.R. 2397. The rule provides one hour of general debate 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 the bill. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read through page 157, line 2. The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, the amendment described in section 2 of the resolution, and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution. The rule waives all points of order against amendments printed in the Rules Committee report and against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution. Each amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for divisions of the question.

In section 2, the rule provides that after disposition of amendments printed in the report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution, it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer an amendment reducing funding levels in the bill.

In section 3, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The original proponent of an amendment included in such amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record.

In section 4, the rule provides that after the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment, there shall be in order a final period of general debate, which shall not exceed 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

In section 5, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 6, the rule provides an open rule for H.R. 2610. The rule provides one hour of general debate 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 the bill. The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.