/  H.R. 5882—Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013

H.R. 5882 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 5882 PDF XML

    Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013

  • H. Rept. 112-511 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 679: 
Adopted by record vote of 241-173, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 240-179, on Thurdsay, June 7, 2012. 

MANAGERS: Scott/Polis

1. Closed rule for H.R. 436.

2. Provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of the Rules Committee Print 112-23 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Structured rules for H.R. 5882.

8. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration o the bill and provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

10. Waives all points or order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.

11. Provides that the chair and ranking minority member or their designees may offer pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate at any time.

12. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 5882 printed in 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.

13. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

14. Provides one motion to recommit with or with our instructions.

Amendments

# Version # Sponsor(s) Party Summary Status
5 Version 1 Blackburn (TN) Republican Would reduce spending by 1% across-the-board to each account in the bill. Submitted
6 Version 1 Blackburn (TN) Republican Would deny funding to the Senate Budget Committee. Submitted
16 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce Allowances and Expenses for the House by $9,778,264 (2012 Level) and transfer $9,778,264 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
17 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funds for the Joint Economic Committee by $4,203,000 and transfer $4,203,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
18 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funds for the Joint Economic Committee by $420,300 (10%) and transfer $420,300 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
19 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funds for the Joint Committee on Taxation by $1,000,400 (10% Cut) and transfer $1,000,400 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
20 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funding for the Congressional Budget Office by $493,000 (FY 2012 Level) and transfer $493,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
21 Version 2 Broun (GA) Republican Late Revised Would reduce AOC funds for the Capitol Grounds by $7,300,000 (2012 Level/Remove Funding for Union Square Stabilization Project) and transfer $7,300,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
22 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funding for GAO Salaries and Expenses by $4,253,000 (50% Reduction of Increase from 2012) and transfer $4,253,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
23 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce GAO Salaries and Expenses by $8,506,000 (2012 Level) and transfer $8,506,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
24 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funding for the Congressional Research Service by $878,000 (FY 2012 Level) and transfer $878,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Made In Order
25 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funds for the Botanic Garden by $140,000 (FY2012 Level) and transfer $140,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
26 Version 1 Broun (GA) Republican Late Would reduce funding for the Copyright Office by $2,388,000 (FY 2012 Level) and transfer $2,388,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
9 Version 1 Flake, Jeff (AZ) Republican Would prohibit funding for the purchase of paid online advertisements by Members, committees, and leadership offices. Made In Order
10 Version 1 Flake, Jeff (AZ) Republican Would update Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1997 requirement that each Member mass mailing bear notice that: “This mailing was prepared, published and mailed at taxpayer expense.”, to include the following additional sentence: “This communication is part of a $____ mass mailing.” The blank being filled in with the total cost of the mass mailing involved. Submitted
1 Version 3 Gosar (AZ) Republican Revised Would reduce the budget for the Botanic Garden by $1,235,000 for Fiscal Year 2013, so that it is appropriated resources at 2009 levels. Made In Order
13 Version 1 Harper (MS) Republican Would limit the print copies of the U.S. Code for the House of Representatives to 50 copies. Made In Order
8 Version 2 Holt (NJ) Democrat Revised Would adjust funding for Congressional Printing and Binding under the GPO to address the availability of pocket versions of the United States Constitutions for members of the House. Currently the House has no additional pocket constitutions for members to disburse to their constituents. Made In Order
12 Version 1 Holt (NJ) Democrat Would require the Public Printer to provide 1,000 pocket versions of the United States Constitutions to each member of the House. Currently the House has no additional pocket constitutions for members to disburse to their constituents. Submitted
3 Version 1 Huelskamp (KS) Republican Would prohibit any funds from being used for operations of the Senate Budget Committee, which has failed to meet its core mandate of passing a budget during this Congress. Submitted
14 Version 1 Issa (CA) Republican Late Withdrawn Would require the Librarian of Congress to make publicly available on the Internet the bulk legislative data used by the Librarian to provide the information available on THOMAS. Withdrawn
7 Version 1 Landry (LA), Huelskamp (KS), Walsh (IL) Republican Would cut $63,133,321 (11%) from Members' Representational Allowances (MRAs) and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
15 Version 1 Moran, James (VA), Welch (VT), Pingree (ME) Democrat Late Would prohibit the use of polystyrene products in food service facilities in the House of Representatives. Made In Order
4 Version 1 Norton (DC) Democrat Would allow the Chief of the United States Capitol Police to issue permits for commercial activity on any parcel of Federal property under the control of the United States Capitol Police. Submitted
11 Version 1 Scalise (LA) Republican Would reduce by $1,000,000 the amount provided for the Open World Leadership Center and directs that $1,000,000 to the Spending Reduction Account. Made In Order
2 Version 1 Walsh (IL) Republican Withdrawn Would reduce by $62,724,000 the Congressional Printing and Binding Account and increase the Spending Reduction Account by $62,724,000 for the purpose of encouraging the Government Printing Office to move towards exclusively producing documents electronically. Withdrawn