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S.J. Res. 22 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

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    Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. (as engrossed)

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.