H.R. 2578 - To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 2578 PDF

    To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.  [Rules Committee Print 112-25, showing the text of H.R. 2578, H.R. 460, H.R. 1408, H.R. 3100, H.R. 1545, H.R. 2352, H.R. 3069, H.R. 3685, H.R. 4039, H.R. 4094, H.R. 4234, H.R. 3065, H.R. 258, H.R. 1505 as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources]
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    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, June 18, 2012.

Adopted by record vote of 240-175, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 238-178, on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.  

MANAGERS: Bishop/Slaughter

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides 90 minutes 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 purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-25 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

6. Makes in order only those 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.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

# Version # Sponsor(s) Party Summary Status
1 Version 1 Bishop, Rob (UT) Republican Would clarify the intent of the legislation and narrow the list of laws which may be waived for border security activities. It also would add provisions protecting private property and tribal sovereignty. Made In Order
4 Version 1 Carney (DE), Fitzpatrick (PA), LoBiondo (NJ) Bi-Partisan Would require the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program (Program) within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service). The Director of the Service would be required to institute a new partnership to work in consultation with existing partners to identify, prioritize, and implement restoration and protection activities in the entire Basin and adopt a basin-wide investment strategy for implementation of the Program. The Program would be revenue neutral. Submitted
11 Version 1 Cravaack (MN) Republican Late Withdrawn Would exempt the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from TITLE XIV of the bill . Withdrawn
12 Version 1 Cravaack (MN) Republican Late Would direct the Forest Service to allow ATV’s access to forest roads when not in use by loggers in the Superior and Chippewa national forests. Made In Order
9 Version 1 Cuellar (TX) Democrat Would add a boundary study to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act. This study would allow the park to review adjustments to park boundaries at no additional cost. Submitted
6 Version 2 DeFazio (OR) Democrat Revised Would ensure that if the SEAlaska Native Corporation is allowed to clear-cut new areas of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, it is subject to the same limitation on the export of unprocessed timber that applies to other national forests in the lower 48. Made In Order
8 Version 1 Grijalva, Raul (AZ) Democrat Would strike Title XIV which creates a 100-mile operation control zone for the Department of Homeland Security along the northern and Southern borders of the United States. Made In Order
3 Version 1 Hanabusa (HI) Democrat Would exclude the state of Hawaii from the provisions of the bill that exempt the Department of Homeland Security from dozens of conservation laws within 100 miles of the nation's borders. Made In Order
10 Version 2 Hastings, Doc (WA) Republican Revised MANAGERS Would make technical and clarifying changes; reduce the size of the land conveyance in Title IV; conform the text of Title VI to the House-passed version of the bill from the 111th Congress; and reduce the authorization of Title VIII to conform with Leadership protocols. Made In Order
2 Version 1 King, Steve (IA) Republican Would require the Corps of Engineers to increase the amount of flood storage capacity in the Missouri River's reservoir system so that it is sufficient to control the runoff associated with the largest flood experienced in the Missouri River. As of now, that is the historic flood of last year, 2011. Submitted
7 Version 1 Markey, Edward (MA) Democrat Would authorize a pilot project to test a small increase in federal grazing fees. Made In Order
5 Version 1 Moran, James (VA) Democrat Withdrawn Would strike Title VII, which allows for killing sea lions in order to protect salmon populations rather than focusing on the more significant man-made impacts on salmon. Withdrawn