Notice of Action: H.R. 2954 - Public Access and Lands Improvement Act; H.R. 3964 - Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

4:16 PM

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H.R. 2954

Natural Resources

To authorize Escambia County, Florida, to convey certain property that was formerly part of Santa Rosa Island National Monument and that was conveyed to Escambia County subject to restrictions on use and reconveyance.

H.R. 3964

Natural Resources

Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-2, a structured rule for H.R 2954.  The rule provides 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 the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-35 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against that amendment in a nature of a substitute. The rule makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2954 printed in part A of 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 andcontrolled 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 part A of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.  

            The rule also granted a structured rule for H.R. 3964.  The rule provides 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 the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-34 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 to H.R. 3964 printed in part B of 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 part B of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.