/  H.R. 4923—Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

H.R. 4923 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 4923 PDF XML

    Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 (as reported) 

  • H. Rept. 113-486 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 641: 
Agreed to by record vote of 228-189, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 238-180, on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Bishop (UT)/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 4899.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 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 113-50 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 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.

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

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

9. Modified-open rule for H.R. 4923.

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

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

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

13. 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 amendments 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.

14. Under the rules of the House the bill shall be read for amendment by paragraph.

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

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

17. Section 3 of the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from June 27, 2014, through July 7, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

18. Section 4 of the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.

19. Section 5 of the rule provides for consideration of concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July.

20. Section 6 provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.