Notice of Action: H.R. 5698 - Protect and Serve Act of 2018; S. 2372 — Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act [VA MISSION Act of 2018]; H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

7:52 PM

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H.R. 5698

Committee on the Judiciary   

Protect and Serve Act of 2018

S. 2372

Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act [VA MISSION Act of 2018]

 

H.R. 2

 

Committee on Agriculture

 

Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

The Committee granted, by record vote of 6-3, a structured rule providing for the consideration of H.R. 5698. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. The rule makes in order only the further amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member designated in the report, which 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 amendment printed in part A of the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of S. 2372 under a closed rule. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 5674, as reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Finally, in section 3, the rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 2 under a structured rule.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.  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 the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill 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 part C of the report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this 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 C of the report. The rule provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.