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H.R. 2824 - Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-41 PDF XML

    Showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources.

  • Text of H.R. 2824 PDF XML

    Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America (as introduced)

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-364 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resouces

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE 7-4 on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 501: 
AGREED TO by record vote of 225-190, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 219-191, on Thursday, March 6, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Webster/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2824.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minoritry member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 113-41, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2824 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 a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

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

9. Structured rule for H.R. 2641.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

12. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-39 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

14. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2641 printed in part C 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 a demand for division of the question.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

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

17. Section 3 of the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of March 6, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the house suspend the rules relating to a measure addressing loan guarantees to Ukraine.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Cartwright (PA), Van Hollen (MD), Lowenthal (CA)DemocratRevised Ensures that states maintain the ability to issue their own stream buffer rules.Made In Order
4Version 2Connolly (VA)DemocratRevised Inserts a findings section noting the recent court ruling which vacated the rule regarding excess spoil, coal mine waste, and buffers for perennial and intermittent streams referenced in the bill. Adds a limitation stating that if the rule ceases to have legal force, the provisions of this bill shall not take effect.Submitted
2Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanMANAGER'S Updates the legislation to reflect and address recent litigation.Submitted
3Version 1Holt (NJ), Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)DemocratAllows for a stream protection rule in order to safeguard the health of communities in the vicinity of mountaintop removal coal mining projects.Submitted
5Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratRequires States to implement the June 30, 1983 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement stream buffer zone rule, unless a State has a program with greater stream protectionMade In Order
6Version 1Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)DemocratLate Blocks the implementation of the bill until the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the heads of such other Federal departments and agencies as the Secretary deems appropriate, conducts a study and certifies that surface mining does not pose a public health threat.Submitted