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COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Monday, January 14, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 367-52 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORDED VOTE OF 367-52 on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. 
 

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Cole
113th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 23

[Report No. 113-1]

H.R. 152 — Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

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 Appropriations.

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

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and 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 the amendment printed in part B of the report to the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in part B.

8. The rule provides that after the disposition of the amendment printed in part B, the Chair shall put the question on the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A.

9. Provides that if the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A is not adopted, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. If the amendment in the nature of a substitute is adopted, the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment.

10. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C of the report.

11. Provides that at the conclusion of consideration of the amendments printed in part C, the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill, to the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A, or to amendment number 1 printed in part C.

12. Provides that each such amendment printed in part B and part C of the report 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 (except as specified in the report), and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

14. Directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 152, add the text of H.R. 219, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end ofH.R. 152; conform the title of H.R. 152 to reflect the addition of the text of H.R. 219, as passed by the House, to the engrossment; assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the engrossment.


RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 152) making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules. After disposition of such amendments, the Chair shall put the question on the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

Sec. 2. If the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution is not adopted, the Committee shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. If the amendment in the nature of a substitute is adopted, the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment. No further amendment shall be in order except the amendments printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules. At the conclusion of consideration of the amendments printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules, the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill, to the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules, or to amendment number 1 printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. Each amendment printed in part Band part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution 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 (except as specified in the report), and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived.

Sec. 4. In the engrossment of H.R. 152, the Clerk shall-

(a) add the text ofH.R. 219, as passed by the House, as new matter at the end of H.R. 152;

(b) conform the title ofH.R. 152 to reflect the addition of the text of H.R. 219, as passed by the House, to the engrossment;

(c) assign appropriate designations to provisions within the engrossment; and

(d) conform cross-references and provisions for short titles within the engrossment.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

1. Rogers,
Harold (KY)

#1

SUBSTITUTE Provides $17 billion in emergency funding to address immediate needs for victims and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1. Mulvaney
(SC),
McClintock
(CA), Duncan
(SC), Lummis
(WY)

#4

Amendment to ROGERS: Provides an offset of the $17 billion in emergency funding to address immediate needs for victims and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The offset is achieved by an across the board cut of 1.63 percent to all discretionary appropriations for fiscal year 2013.

(10 minutes)

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART C PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1. Frelinghuysen
(NJ)

#2

(REVISED) Provides an additional $33.677 billion in  total spending to cover current and anticipated needs in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Sandy. This funding is in addition to the amendment submitted by Chairman Rogers (R-KY).

(20 minutes)

2. Flores (TX)

#63

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Strikes $150,000,000 for Regional Ocean Partnership grants.

(10 minutes)

3. Runyan (NJ)

#31

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Clarifies that the fisheries  disaster money in the Frelinghuysen amendment is intended for states that were BOTH impacted by Hurricane Sandy and suffered a fisheries disaster in 2012.

(10 minutes)

4. Broun (GA)

#12

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Strikes $13,000,000 in funding to "accelerate the National Weather  Service ground readiness project."

(10 minutes)

5. Duncan (SC)

#3

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Strips out the extra $1M for Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and replaces that with a limitation against funding for LSC.

(10 minutes)

6. Campbell (CA), Blumenauer
(OR)

#29

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Clarifies that Corps of Engineers construction projects receiving funds in this legislation will be at full Federal expense only with respect to the funds provided by this legislation.

(10 minutes)

7. Velázquez
(NY)

#56

(REVISED) Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Increases the Community Development Fund appropriation amount by $25 million offset by reductions elsewhere in the bill.

(10 minutes)

8. Huelskamp
(KS)

#61

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Requires FEMA to disclose all disaster relief grants, not just those over $1 million.

(10 minutes)

9. Fleming (LA)

#49

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Cuts $9,800,000 from the Fish & Wildlife Service for rebuilding seawalls and buildings on uninhabited islands in the Steward McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Connecticut.

(10 minutes)

10. Benishek
(MI)

#30

Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Strikes the proviso on line 20, restoring the requirement that local investments are required in Historic Preservation Grants.

(10 minutes)

11. Bishop, Rob
(UT)

#15

(REVISED) Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Prohibits the Secretaries of the Interior or Agriculture from acquiring any more federal land using funds provided under this emergency supplemental appropriations bill for Hurricane Sandy relief.

(10 minutes)

12. Velázquez
(NY)

#54

(REVISED) Amendment to Frelinghuysen: Increases the funding to the National Cemetery Administration by $1 million for the purposes of repairing veterans' cemeteries damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

(10 minutes)