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Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019

Bill Text

  • Text of Conference Report to accompany H.R. 5895 PDF

    Conference report to accompany the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (H. Rept. 115-929) (as filed September 10, 2018)

  • Text of the Joint Explanatory Statement PDF

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 1059: 
Agreed to by record vote of 222-171, after agreeing to the previous question by voice vote on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

MANAGERS: Sessions/Hastings

1. Closed rule for H.R. 3798.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-84, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Provides for the consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 5895.

8. Waives all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.

9. Provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.

10. Provides that the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit if applicable.

11. Debate on the conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule XXII.

12. Section 3 of the rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from September 17, 2018, through September 24, 2018: 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.

13. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.

14. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).