Notice of Action: H.R. 3254; H.R. 3342; H.R. 1065

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

5:45 P.M.

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H.R. 3254

Natural Resources

Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act

H.R. 3342

Natural Resources

Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act

H.R. 1065

Natural Resources

White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a structured rule providing for consideration of H.R. 3254, the Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act.  The rule provides one hour of debate in the House 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 except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted and that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

The rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 3342, the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act, under a structured rule.  The rule provides one hour of debate in the House 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 except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted and that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order only the further amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

The rule further provides for consideration of H.R. 1065, the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009, under a structured rule.  The rule provides one hour of debate in the House 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 except clauses 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources, now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered as adopted and provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.  The rule makes in order only the further amendment printed in part D of the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Representative McClintock or his designee which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order except clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.  Finally the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.