Notice of Action: H.R. 5278 - Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA); H.R. 5325 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

9:37 PM

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H.R. 5325

Appropriations

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017

          The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-2, a structured rule for H.R. 5325.  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 and provides that it shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all 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.  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 the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 2, the rule provides that during consideration of H.R. 5325, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

H.R. 5278

Natural Resources

PROMESA

          The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 5278.  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 purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-57 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 printed in 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 the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 2, the rule provides that upon passage of H.R. 5278, the House shall be considered to have: (1) stricken all after the enacting clause of S. 2328 and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of H.R. 5278, as passed by the House; and (2) passed the Senate bill as so amended.