H. Res. 696: Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 — Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 [Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018]

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-3 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-194 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-191 on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Cole

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 696

Report No. 115-520

 

Senate amendment to H.R. 195 - Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 [Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018]

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 195.
  2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-55.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. P1·ovides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  6. Section 2 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 20, 2018.
  7. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of January 20, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution i.t shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 195) to amend title 44, United States Code, to restrict the distribution of free printed copies of the Federal Register to Members of Congress and other officers and employees of the United States, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-55. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 20, 2018.

Sec. 3. It shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of January 20, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.