Notice of Action: H.R. 4850 - District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2005<br> H.R. 3574 - Stock Option Accounting Reform Act<br> H.R. 4837 - Military Construction Appropriations, Act, 2005

Monday, July 19, 2004

5:00 P.M.

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H.R. 4850 Appropriations District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 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 pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 3574 Financial Services
Energy & Commerce
Stock Option Accounting Reform Act

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment, and shall be considered as read. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. The rule provides that the amendments printed in the report 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 a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

H.R. 4837 Appropriations Military Construction Appropriations, Act, 2005

Testimony heard; action deferred