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H. Res. 644 - Condemning and disapproving of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful statutory requirement to notify Congress...

Bill Text

  • Text of H. Res. 644 PDF XML

    Condemning and disapproving of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful statutory requirement to notify Congress before releasing individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and expressing national security concerns over the release of five Taliban leaders and the repercussions of negotiating with terrorists. (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 113-569 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, September 8, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 715: 
Agreed to by record vote of 229-179 on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Bishop (UT)/Hastings (FL)

1. Structured rule for H.R. 5078.

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

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

4. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

5. 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.

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

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

8. Closed rule for H. Res. 644.

9. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

10. Waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution.

11. Provides that the amendments to the resolution and the preamble recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the resolution shall be considered as adopted and the resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Strikes paragraphs 1 through 5 of the resolving clause. Submitted
2Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes the preamble in its entirety, strikes paragraphs 1 through 5 of the resolving clause, and adds a new paragraph to the resolving clause insisting on strict compliance with the 30-day statutory reporting requirement in executing any future transfer members of the Taliban from detention at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Withdrawn