Notice of Action: H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019; H.R. 2083 – Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act

Monday, June 25, 2018

6:44 PM

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H.R. 6157

Committee on Appropriations  

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

H.R. 2083

Committee on Natural Resources

Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act

The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-3, a rule providing for the consideration of H.R. 6157 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 Appropriations. 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 Rules Committee Print 115-77 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, for failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 86, line 1, through page 86, line 7. The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A of 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 that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

In section 3, the rule provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

In section 4, the rule provides that during consideration of H.R. 6157, it shall not be in order to use a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not apply to amendments between the Houses.

In section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 2083 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 Natural Resources. 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 an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-79 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 B of 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 part B of the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Finally, in section 5, the rule provides that H. Res. 952 is laid on the table.