Senate amendment to H.R. 3547 - A bill to extend Government liability, subject to appropriation, for certain third-party claims arising from commercial space launches.

Bill Text

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    Text of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3547 PDF XML

    A bill to extend Government liability, subject to appropriation, for certain third-party claims arising from commercial space launches. (as engrossed by Senate)

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

ADOPTED by record vote of 230-191, after agreeing to the previous question on the amendment by record vote of 228-195 and agreeing to H. Amnt. 530 by voice vote, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Cole/McGovern

1. Section 1 provides for the consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3547.

2. Makes in order a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the title and concur in the SEnate amendment to the text with an amendment inserting the text of Rules Committee Print 113-32 in lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted by the Senate.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that ti shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

4. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

6. Section 2 provides that upon adoption of the motion specified in section 1, H. Con. Res. 74 (enrollment correction to the title) shall be considered as adopted.

7. Section 3 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than January 16, 2014, such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendments and the motion specified in section 1.

8. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from January 17, 2014, through January 24, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

9. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
6Version 1Deutch (FL), Foster (IL)DemocratStrike the provision in the bill requiring that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement maintain a level of not less than 34,000 detention beds.Submitted
2Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used for U.S. development assistance or security assistance to any country the President has designated as a country of particular concern for religious freedom under the International Religious Freedom Act.Submitted
4Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanReduces funds for the salaries, benefits, and expenses of any positions within the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice that were assigned to administer or enforce Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. These jobs were rendered irrelevant after the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby v. Holder.Submitted
8Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanEstablishes Federal Agency Sunset Commission to abolish or reorganize agencies which no longer serve the public need.Submitted
9Version 1Hudson (NC), Duncan (SC)RepublicanZeroes out further funding for the new DHS HQ at the St. Elizabeth’s campus until DHS and GSA can prove that they have selected the lowest cost plan available for relocation of its headquarters.Submitted
3Version 1Meehan (PA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used for U.S. Customs and Border Protection preclearance operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.Submitted
5Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRepeals Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, which reduces military retiree pensions, and offsets the cost by closing tax loopholes for corporations.Submitted
1Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanProhibits funds from being made available to fund a new "Draft General Management Plan," a new "General Management Plan," or an amendment to the "General Management Plan" for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, a National Park in Southeast Missouri. Prohibits funds from being used to close access points to the park in general use by the public.Submitted
7Version 1Smith, Adrian (NE), Lummis (WY), Hartzler (MO), Graves (MO)RepublicanStrikes Section 745 of the bill. Submitted