Notice of Action: H.R. 4568 - Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005<br> H.R. 4567 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2005

Tuesday, June 15, 2004
Emergency Meeting

5:30 P.M.

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H.R. 4568 Appropriations Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations for fiscal year 2005

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. Under the rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph. The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill), except as specified in the resolution. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 4567 Appropriations Department of Homeland Security Appropriations for fiscal year 2005

The Committee granted, by a vote of 7 to 4, 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. Under the rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph. The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill), except as specified in the resolution. The rule authorizes the Chair 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.