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H.R. 1644 - STREAM Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1644 PDF XML

    STREAM Act (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-277 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Monday, January 11, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 583: 
Adopted by record vote of 239-183, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 233-173, on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. 

MANAGERS:Newhouse/McGovern

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1644.

2. Provides one hour 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 the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill 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 further 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.

9. Closed rule for S.J. Res. 22.

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

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.

12. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.

14. Provides one motion to commit.

15. Closed rule for H.R. 3662.

16. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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

18. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

20. Provides one motion to recommit.

21. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from January 14, 2016, through January 22, 2016: 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.

22. 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
5Version 2Cartwright (PA)DemocratRevised Directs funding from AML certified states for use in revitalizing economically distressed communities which have been adversely affected by discharge from abandoned mine lands.Made In Order
6Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratCreates a new grant program to assist communities that have been negatively impacted by the downturn in the coal industry. Using funds from certified AML states, this program will diversify local economies, attract new sources of job-creating investment, and provide a range of workforce services and skills training resulting in credentials for high-quality, in-demand jobs.Submitted
4Version 1Grijalva (AZ)DemocratStrikes the study and prohibition that would delay the issuance of a stream protection rule.Submitted
2Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratPrevents the rules in the underlying bill from being delayed if it protects drinking water quality.Made In Order
1Version 2Lamborn (CO)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Makes a technical fix to a U.S. Code citation and addresses a concern regarding copyrighted scientific products.Made In Order
3Version 2Lowenthal (CA), Beyer (VA), Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Requires that if the National Academy of Sciences report required by section 3 of the underlying bill finds that new stream buffer zone regulations would reduce the incidence of lung cancer, heart or kidney disease, or birth defects in communities in the vicinity of mountaintop removal coal mining, then the bill’s restrictions on new stream buffer zone regulations will be lifted. Submitted
7Version 1Sewell (AL)DemocratLate Addresses the exemption clause in Sec. 530. Lowers the threshold of postponing the delay of a rule if there is a threat that a delay would cause or significantly contribute to the development of negative chronic or long-term health conditions.Made In Order
8Version 1Westmoreland (GA)RepublicanLate Removes the EPA's exemption from liability when they cause additional damage at clean-up sites already responded to under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.Submitted