H.J. Res. 59 - Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014

Bill Text

    Text of H.J. Res. 59 PDF XML

    Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 (as introduced)

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

ADOPTED by record vote of 230-192, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 232-193, on Thursday, September 20, 2013.  

MANAGERS: Cole/Slaughter

1. Closed 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 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. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Section 2 provides that it shall be in order at any time from the calendar day of September 26, 2013, through the calendar day of September 29, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.


Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
4Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRequires Members of Congress, the President, Vice President, and political appointees to enroll in the state exchanges and prohibits them from receiving taxpayers subsidies. Prohibits staff from receiving taxpayer subsidies greater than what is available to all Americans. Submitted
3Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratPermits the District of Columbia government to obligate and expend its local funds for all of fiscal year 2014.Submitted
5Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanProhibit funds from being used to provide subsidies for the healthcare plans of Members of Congress and congressional staff.Submitted
1Version 2Scalise (LA)RepublicanRevised Fully defunds Obamacare and ensures that the Government can make all principle and interest payments on the national debt and ensure the full payment of Social Security benefits in the event that the debt limit is reached. The amendment adds the text of H.R. 2682, the Defund Obamacare Act of 2013, and the text of H.R. 807 (with a modification), the Full Faith and Credit Act, to the underlying continuing resolution.Considered as Adopted
2Version 1Van Hollen (MD)DemocratFunds the government until November 15, 2013 at the FY 2014 pre-sequester discretionary Budget Control Act caps that total $1.058 trillion and replaces the entire sequester – which will cause deep cuts to domestic priorities and defense for FY 2014 – with savings from specific policies that reflect a balanced approach to deficit reduction. the amendment protects our most vulnerable citizens, asks those earning over $1 million per year to contribute more, eliminates Agriculture direct payments, and cuts subsidies for large oil companies. Submitted