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H.J. Res. 37 - Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-4 PDF

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    Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

  • H. Rept. 116-7 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-3 on Monday, February 11, 2019.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 122: 
Agreed to by record vote of 228-193, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 227-195, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

1. Structured rule.

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

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

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-4 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that 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. Waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of February 17, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

10. Provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of February 17, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

11. Provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than February 17, 2019, such material as she may deem explanatory of measures making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Buck (CO)RepublicanEnsures the U.S. may continue intelligence collection, analysis, and sharing operations with other nations.Made In Order
2Version 1Brown (MD)DemocratCautions against removing troops from Syria or Afghanistan before ISIS is defeated.Submitted
3Version 2McGovern (MA), Massie (KY), Lee, Barbara (CA), Jayapal (WA), Raskin (MD), Pocan (WI)Bi-PartisanRevised Clarifies that the joint resolution directs the removal of armed forces from hostilities directed specifically at Houthi forces and that nothing in Section 2 may be construed to modify the 2001 AUMF. The amendment also states that nothing in the joint resolution may be construed as authorizing the use of military force. Finally, the amendment makes one technical correction. Made In Order
4Version 1Brown (MD)DemocratLate Withdrawn Mandates that the President shall submit to Congress an annual report detailing all military operations in which the U.S. is engaged pursuant to congressional authorization, including a detailed description of each such authorization, including information relating to military objectives and the organizations, persons, or forces targeted. Withdrawn