Notice of Action: S. 47 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

6:49 P.M.

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S. 47

Judiciary

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for S. 47. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees. 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 provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule provides one motion to commit with or without instructions.

The Committee also populated, by unanimous consent, its subcommittees as follows: The Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House: As Majority members—Mr. Nugent, Chairman; Mr. Bishop; Mr. Webster; Ms. Ros-Lehtinen; and Mr. Sessions. As Minority members—Mr. McGovern, Ranking Member, and Mrs. Slaughter. The Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process: As Majority members—Mr. Woodall, Chairman; Ms. Foxx; Mr. Nugent; Mr. Webster; and Mr. Burgess. As Minority members—Mr. Hastings of Florida, Ranking Member, and Mr. Polis.