Notice of Action: S. 2943 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017; Conference report to accompany S. 524 - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

8:56 PM

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Conference report to accompany S. 524

Energy and Commerce

Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

S. 2943

Armed Services

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-3, a rule that waives all points of order against the conference report to accompany S. 524 and against its consideration.  The rule provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.  The rule provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit if applicable.  The rule states that debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.

In section 2, the rule provides that the House has taken S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, from the Speaker's table, adopts an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of H.R. 4909 as passed by the House, and adopts S. 2943, as amended.  The rule provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee is authorized to move that the House insist on its amendment to S. 2943 and request a conference with the Senate thereon.