Notice of Action: H.R. H.R. 1613 - Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act; H.R. 2231 - Offshore Energy and Jobs Act; H.R. 2410- Agriculture Appropriations Act, 2014

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

8:12 PM

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H.R. 2410

Appropriations

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 1613

Natural Resources

Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act

H.R. 2231

Natural Resources

Offshore Energy and Jobs Act

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 1613. The rule provides one hour of 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 provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill 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 makes in order only the further amendment printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report, if offered by Representative Grayson of Florida. The amendment shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for 10 minutes 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.

Additionally, the rule provides for a structured rule for H.R. 2231. 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 113-16 and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against the 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.

Additionally, the rule provides for an open rule for H.R. 2410. 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 waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI, except for sections 717, 718, 740, and specific provisions contained in section 719. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

In section 4, the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from June 29, 2013, through July 5, 2013: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

In section 5, the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 of the resolution.

In section 6, the rule provides for consideration of concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July.

In section 7, the rule provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.