H.J. Res. 124 - Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, September 15, 2014.

Adopted by record vote of 221-192, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 224-188, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Cole/Slaugter

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of 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 joint resolution.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the joint resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution, as amended.

6. Makes in order only the further amendment printed in part B of the report, if offered by Representative McKeon of California or his designee, which shall be considered as read, shall be separately debatable for six hours equally divided and controlled by Representative McKeon of California and Representative Smith of Washington or their respective designees, 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 amendment printed in part B of the report.

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

9. Section 2 amends House Resolution 567 with a new paragraph clarifying that paragraphs (f)(1) through (f)(12) of clause 4 of rule XI shall be considered to be written rules adopted by the Select Committee on Benghazi.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratProhibits the use of funds to take any action or extend any U.S. assistance that would give recognition or implied recognition to the sovereignty of the Russian Federation over the Crimea region of Ukraine. Submitted
4Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanDefunds DACA, the Morton Memos, and enacts legislation to address the flaw in the 2008 trafficking bill, in the event that the President takes unconstitutional action on immigration that weakens enforcement of immigration law. Submitted
3Version 1McKeon (CA)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the Syrian opposition and other appropriately vetted Syrian groups or individuals. Additionally, the amendment would strengthen congressional oversight by requiring detailed reports, including progress reports, on the plan, vetting process, and procedures for monitoring unauthorized end-use of provided training and equipment. It would also require the President to report on how this authority fits within a larger regional strategy. While this amendment does not authorize additional funds, it would allow the Department of Defense (DOD) to submit a reprogramming request to Congress should the President request DOD funds to execute this authority and permit the Secretary of Defense to accept foreign contributions. Lastly, the amendment would state that nothing in this section be construed to constitute a specific statutory authorization for the introduction of United States Armed Forces into hostilities or into situations wherein hostilities are clearly indicated by the circumstances.Made In Order
1Version 2Rogers, Harold (KY)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Makes the following technical corrections: 1) amends section 130 to ensure that the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service can continue to collect fees from park passes through the CR period, as intended, 2) amends section 134 to refer to the correct division of Public Law 113-76, and 3) amends sections 136 and 137 to ensure proper execution of funds provided to address the Ebola outbreak.Considered As Adopted