/  Rules Resource for H.R. 2055 – Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

Rules Resource for H.R. 2055 – Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

Summary

Makes appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012.

Type of Rule

Open rule (allowing any member to offer any germane amendment) for consideration of H.R. 2055. Reported by voice vote.

Amendments

Under an open rule, any amendment that complies with the rules of the House may be offered.

Other Elements of the Rule

 

  • Debate Time: Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  • Provides for a separate vote on Title II at the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment. 
  • Authorizes the Chair to give priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. 
  • Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 
  • Floor Managers: Webster/Hastings

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be debated on the floor: Tomorrow and Friday.