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H.R. 4870 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 4870 PDF XML

    Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 (as reported) 

  • H. Rept. 113-473 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations (as reported)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 628: 
Agreed to by record vote of 244-163 on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Nugent/McGovern

1. Modified-open rule for H.R. 4870.

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

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

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

5. Provides that after general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. During consideration of the bill for amendment: (1) amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment; and (2) no pro forma amendment shall be in order except that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

6. Under the Rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph.

7. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.

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

9. Section 2 provides for the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3230.

10. Makes in order a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs or his designee that the House concur in the Senate title amendment and concur in the Senate amendment to the text with the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion; provides that the motion is not subject to a demand for division of the question; and provides that the motion is not subject to a question of consideration.

12. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

13. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

14. Provides that if the motion is adopted, the chair of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs or his designee is then authorized to move that the House insist on its amendment to the Senate amendment to the text and request a conference with the Senate thereon.