/  H.R. 2685—Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016

H.R. 2685 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2685 PDF XML

    Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016 (as reported)

  • Text of H. Rept. 114-139 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 303:
Agreed to by record vote of 244-187 on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  

1. Modified-open rule for H.R. 2685.
2. Provides one hour of general 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 bill.
4. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
5. Provides that after general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule except that: 1) amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment; and 2) no pro forma amendments shall be in order except that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.
6. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
8. Closed rule for H.R. 2393.
9. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture.
10. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
11. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
12. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. 13. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.