Notice of Action: Senate amendment to H.R. 3979 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; H.R. 5759 - Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014; H.R. 5781 - California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

Wednesday,December 3, 2014

8:58 PM

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Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979

Armed Services

Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 [National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015]

H.R. 5759

the Judiciary

Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014

H.R. 5781

Natural Resources

California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

            The Committee granted, by a record vote of 6-4, for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 3979.  The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-58 modified by the amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.  The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.  The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

            Additionally, the rule granted a closed rule for H.R. 5759.  The rule 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 amendment in the nature of a substitute 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.

The rule also granted a closed rule for H.R. 5781.  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 printed in part C 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. 

In section 4, the rule provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the second session of the 113th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of defense authorization measures for the fiscal year 2015.