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[H. Res. 5 Engrossed in House (EH)]

H. Res. 5

                In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

                                                       January 3, 2013.
    Resolved, That the Rules of the House of Representatives of the One Hundred 
Twelfth Congress, including applicable provisions of law or concurrent 
resolution that constituted rules of the House at the end of the One Hundred 
Twelfth Congress, are adopted as the Rules of the House of Representatives of 
the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, with amendments to the standing rules as 
provided in section 2, and with other orders as provided in sections 3, 4, and 
5.

SEC. 2. CHANGES TO THE STANDING RULES.

    (a) Committee Activity Reports.--In clause 1(d) of rule XI--
            (1) in subparagraph (1), strike ``the 30th day after June 1 and 
        December 1'' and insert ``January 2 of each year'' and strike 
        ``semiannual'';
            (2) in subparagraph (2)(B), insert ``in each Congress'' after 
        ``first such report''; and
            (3) in subparagraph (3), strike ``second or fourth semiannual''.
    (b) Voting.--
            (1) In clause 6 of rule XVIII--
                    (A) in subparagraph (b)(3), strike ``five minutes'' and 
                insert ``not less than two minutes''; and
                    (B) amend paragraph (g) to read as follows:
            ``(g) The Chair may postpone a request for a recorded vote on any 
        amendment. The Chair may resume proceedings on a postponed request at 
        any time. The Chair may reduce to not less than two minutes the minimum 
        time for electronic voting--
                    ``(1) on any postponed question that follows another 
                electronic vote without intervening business, provided that the 
                minimum time for electronic voting on the first in any series of 
                questions shall be 15 minutes; or
                    ``(2) on any postponed question taken without intervening 
                debate or motion after the Committee of the Whole resumes its 
                sitting if in the discretion of the Chair Members would be 
                afforded an adequate opportunity to vote.''.
            (2) In rule XX--
                    (A) amend clause 8(c) to read as follows:
            ``(c) The Speaker may reduce to five minutes the minimum time for 
        electronic voting on a question postponed under this clause, or on a 
        question incidental thereto, that--
                    ``(1) follows another electronic vote without intervening 
                business, so long as the minimum time for electronic voting on 
                the first in any series of questions is 15 minutes; or
                    ``(2) follows a report from the Committee of the Whole 
                without intervening debate or motion if in the discretion of the 
                Speaker Members would be afforded an adequate opportunity to 
                vote.''; and
                    (B) amend clause 9 to read as follows:
    ``9. The Speaker may reduce to five minutes the minimum time for electronic 
voting--
            ``(a) on any question arising without intervening business after an 
        electronic vote on another question if notice of possible five-minute 
        voting for a given series of votes was issued before the preceding 
        electronic vote;
            ``(b) on any question arising after a report from the Committee of 
        the Whole without debate or intervening motion; or
            ``(c) on the question of adoption of a motion to recommit (or 
        ordering the previous question thereon) arising without intervening 
        motion or debate other than debate on the motion.''.
    (c) Clarifications in Rule X.--In clause 1 of rule X--
            (1) in paragraph (j)(2), strike ``Organization and administration'' 
        and insert ``Organization, administration, and general management''; and
            (2) in paragraph (m)(9), strike ``Insular possessions'' and insert 
        ``Insular areas''.
    (d) Modification of the Ramseyer Rule.--In clause 3(e)(1)(B) of rule XIII, 
insert ``and adjacent provisions if useful to enable the intent and effect of 
the amendment to be clearly understood,'' before ``showing''.
    (e) Changes to the Code of Conduct and the Committee on Ethics.--
            (1) In clause 3(b)(8) of rule XI--
                    (A) amend subdivision (A)(ii) to read as follows:
                                    ``(ii) upon the day of such decision or 
                                vote, make a public statement that the matter, 
                                relating to the referral made by the board of 
                                the Office of Congressional Ethics regarding the 
                                Member, officer, or employee of the House who is 
                                the subject of the applicable referral, has been 
                                extended.''; and
                    (B) in subdivision (B)(ii)--
                            (i) strike ``the committee votes to extend the 
                        matter'' and insert ``the matter is extended''; and
                            (ii) strike ``the committee has voted to extend the 
                        matter'' and insert ``the matter has been extended''.
            (2) In clause 8(c) of rule XXIII--
                    (A) strike ``spouse'' in each place it appears and insert 
                (in each instance) ``relative'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (2), strike ``One Hundred Seventh 
                Congress'' and insert ``One Hundred Thirteenth Congress''; and
                    (C) add the following new subparagraph:
                    ``(3) As used in this paragraph, the term `relative' means 
                an individual who is related to the Member, Delegate, or 
                Resident Commissioner as father, mother, son, daughter, brother, 
                sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, 
                father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, 
                brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, 
                stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, half 
                sister, grandson, or granddaughter.''.
            (3) In clause 13 of rule XXIII, strike ``Copies of the executed oath 
        (or affirmation) shall be retained by the Clerk as part of the records 
        of the House.'' and insert ``Copies of the executed oath (or 
        affirmation) shall be retained as part of the records of the House, in 
        the case of a Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner, by the 
        Clerk, and in the case of an officer or employee of the House, by the 
        Sergeant-at-Arms.''.
            (4) In clause 15 of rule XXIII--
                    (A) in paragraph (a), strike ``paragraph (b)'' and insert 
                ``paragraphs (b) and (c)'';
                    (B) in paragraph (b)--
                            (i) amend subparagraph (3) to read as follows:
                    ``(3) the flight consists of the personal use of an aircraft 
                by a Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner that is 
                supplied by--
                            ``(A) an individual on the basis of personal 
                        friendship; or
                            ``(B) another Member, Delegate, or the Resident 
                        Commissioner;'';
                            (ii) in subparagraph (4), strike the period and 
                        insert ``; or''; and
                            (iii) add the following:
                    ``(5) the owner or operator of the aircraft is paid a pro 
                rata share of the fair market value of the normal and usual 
                charter fare or rental charge for a comparable plane of 
                comparable size as determined by dividing such cost by the 
                number of Members, Delegates, or the Resident Commissioner, 
                officers, or employees of Congress on the flight.''; and
                    (C) redesignate paragraph (c) as paragraph (d) and insert 
                after paragraph (b) the following new paragraph:
            ``(c) An advance written request for a waiver of the restriction in 
        paragraph (a) may be granted jointly by the chair and ranking minority 
        member of the Committee on Ethics, subject to such conditions as they 
        may prescribe.''.
    (f) Technical and Clarifying Changes.--
            (1) In clause 12(b)(2) of rule I, strike ``Chair of the Committee of 
        the Whole'' and insert ``chair of the Committee of the Whole''.
            (2) In clause 6(c)(4) of rule II, before ``the Committee on House 
        Administration'' insert ``the Committee on Appropriations and''.
            (3) In rule V--
                    (A) in clause 1, strike ``telecommunications'' each place it 
                appears and insert (in each instance) ``communications'';
                    (B) in clause 2(a), strike ``recording of the proceedings'' 
                and insert ``recording of the floor proceedings''; and
                    (C) in clause 2(c)(1), strike ``political purpose'' and 
                insert ``partisan political campaign purpose''.
            (4) In clause 2(b) of rule XI, strike ``unless otherwise provided by 
        written rule adopted by the committee'' and insert ``if notice is given 
        pursuant to paragraph (g)(3)''.
            (5) In clause 2(c)(2) of rule XI, before the last sentence, insert 
        ``Such notice shall also be made publicly available in electronic form 
        and shall be deemed to satisfy paragraph (g)(3)(A)(ii).''.
            (6) In clause 2(e)(1)(A)(ii) of rule XI, strike ``record vote is 
        demanded'' and insert ``record vote is taken''.
            (7) In clause 2(e)(2)(A) of rule XI, strike ``all committee 
        hearings, records, data, charts, and files'' and insert ``all committee 
        records (including hearings, data, charts, and files)''.
            (8) In clause 2(l) of rule XI--
                    (A) strike ``that member shall be entitled'' and insert 
                ``all members shall be entitled''; and
                    (B) strike ``to file such views, in writing and signed by 
                that member,'' and insert ``to file such written and signed 
                views''.
            (9) In clause 3(h) of rule XI--
                    (A) strike ``(h)(1)'' and insert ``(h)''; and
                    (B) redesignate subdivisions (A) and (B) as subparagraphs 
                (1) and (2), respectively.
            (10) In clause 6(g) of rule XIII, strike ``it shall (to the maximum 
        extent possible) specify in the resolution the object of'' and insert 
        ``it shall to the maximum extent possible specify in the accompanying 
        report''.
            (11) In clause 2 of rule XV, strike ``standing'' each place it 
        appears.
            (12) In clause 6 of rule XV, add the following new paragraph:
            ``(d) Precedents, rulings, or procedures in effect before the One 
        Hundred Eleventh Congress regarding the priority of business and the 
        availability of other business on Wednesday shall be applied only to the 
        extent consistent with this clause.''.
            (13) In clause 5(c)(3)(B) of rule XX, after ``Minority Leader'' each 
        place it appears insert (in each instance) ``(or their respective 
        designees)''.
            (14) In clause 8(a)(1) of rule XXII--
                    (A) in subdivision (A), after ``in the Congressional 
                Record'' insert ``or pursuant to clause 3 of rule XXIX''; and
                    (B) in subdivision (B), before ``copies'' insert ``printed 
                or electronic''.
            (15) In clause 2 of rule XXIV, strike ``Clerk'' and insert ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (16) In clause 1 of rule XXVI, strike the second sentence.

SEC. 3. SEPARATE ORDERS.

    (a) Independent Payment Advisory Board.--Section 1899A(d) of the Social 
Security Act shall not apply in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.
    (b) Budget Matters.--
            (1) During the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, references in 
        section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to a resolution 
        shall be construed in the House of Representatives as references to a 
        joint resolution.
            (2) During the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, in the case of a 
        reported bill or joint resolution considered pursuant to a special order 
        of business, a point of order under section 303 of the Congressional 
        Budget Act of 1974 shall be determined on the basis of the text made in 
        order as an original bill or joint resolution for the purpose of 
        amendment or to the text on which the previous question is ordered 
        directly to passage, as the case may be.
            (3) During the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, a provision in a 
        bill or joint resolution, or in an amendment thereto or a conference 
        report thereon, that establishes prospectively for a Federal office or 
        position a specified or minimum level of compensation to be funded by 
        annual discretionary appropriations shall not be considered as providing 
        new entitlement authority within the meaning of the Congressional Budget 
        Act of 1974.
            (4)(A) During the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, except as 
        provided in subparagraph (C), a motion that the Committee of the Whole 
        rise and report a bill to the House shall not be in order if the bill, 
        as amended, exceeds an applicable allocation of new budget authority 
        under section 302(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
        estimated by the Committee on the Budget.
                    (B) If a point of order under subparagraph (A) is sustained, 
                the Chair shall put the question: ``Shall the Committee of the 
                Whole rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments 
                as may have been adopted notwithstanding that the bill exceeds 
                its allocation of new budget authority under section 302(b) of 
                the Congressional Budget Act of 1974?''. Such question shall be 
                debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by a 
                proponent of the question and an opponent but shall be decided 
                without intervening motion.
                    (C) Subparagraph (A) shall not apply--
                            (i) to a motion offered under clause 2(d) of rule 
                        XXI; or
                            (ii) after disposition of a question under 
                        subparagraph (B) on a given bill.
                    (D) If a question under subparagraph (B) is decided in the 
                negative, no further amendment shall be in order except--
                            (i) one proper amendment, which shall be debatable 
                        for 10 minutes 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 in the House or in the 
                        Committee of the Whole; and
                            (ii) pro forma amendments, if offered by the chair 
                        or ranking minority member of the Committee on 
                        Appropriations or their designees, for the purpose of 
                        debate.
            (5) During the first session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, 
        pending the adoption of a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal 
        year 2014, the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 112, One 
        Hundred Twelfth Congress, as adopted by the House, shall have force and 
        effect in the House as though Congress has adopted such concurrent 
        resolution, and the allocations of spending authority printed in tables 
        11 and 12 of House Report 112-421 (One Hundred Twelfth Congress) shall 
        be considered for all purposes in the House to be the allocations under 
        section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
    (c) Determinations for PAYGO Acts.--In determining the budgetary effects of 
any legislation for the purposes of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go 
Act of 2010 (including the required designation in PAYGO Acts), the chair of the 
Committee on the Budget may make adjustments to take into account the exemptions 
and adjustments set forth in section 503(b)(1) of House Concurrent Resolution 
112, One Hundred Twelfth Congress.
    (d) Spending Reduction Amendments in Appropriations Bills.--
            (1) During the reading of a general appropriation bill for amendment 
        in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, it shall 
        be in order to consider en bloc amendments proposing only to transfer 
        appropriations from an object or objects in the bill to a spending 
        reduction account. When considered en bloc under this paragraph, such 
        amendments may amend portions of the bill not yet read for amendment 
        (following disposition of any points of order against such portions) and 
        are not subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or 
        in the Committee of the Whole.
            (2) Except as provided in paragraph (1), it shall not be in order to 
        consider an amendment to a spending reduction account in the House or in 
        the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
            (3) It shall not be in order to consider an amendment to a general 
        appropriation bill proposing a net increase in budget authority in the 
        bill (unless considered en bloc with another amendment or amendments 
        proposing an equal or greater decrease in such budget authority pursuant 
        to clause 2(f) of rule XXI).
            (4) A point of order under clause 2(b) of rule XXI shall not apply 
        to a spending reduction account.
            (5) A general appropriation bill may not be considered in the 
        Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union unless it 
        includes a spending reduction account as the last section of the bill. 
        An order to report a general appropriation bill to the House shall 
        constitute authority for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations to 
        add such a section to the bill or modify the figure contained therein.
            (6) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``spending reduction 
        account'' means an account in a general appropriation bill that bears 
        that caption and contains only a recitation of the amount by which an 
        applicable allocation of new budget authority under section 302(b) of 
        the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 exceeds the amount of new budget 
        authority proposed by the bill.
    (e) Estimates of Direct Spending.--
            (1) It shall not be in order to consider any concurrent resolution 
        on the budget, or amendment thereto or conference report thereon, unless 
        it contains a separate heading entitled ``Direct Spending'', which shall 
        include a category for ``Means-Tested Direct Spending'' and a category 
        for ``Nonmeans-Tested Direct Spending'' and sets forth--
                    (A) the average rate of growth for each category in the 
                total amount of outlays during the 10-year period preceding the 
                budget year;
                    (B) estimates for each such category under current law for 
                the period covered by the concurrent resolution; and
                    (C) information on proposed reforms in such categories.
            (2) Before the consideration of a concurrent resolution on the 
        budget by the Committee on the Budget for a fiscal year, the chair of 
        the Committee on the Budget shall submit for printing in the 
        Congressional Record a description of programs which shall be considered 
        means-tested direct spending and nonmeans-tested direct spending for 
        purposes of this subsection.
    (f) Certain Subcommittees.--Notwithstanding clause 5(d) of rule X, during 
the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress--
            (1) the Committee on Armed Services may have not more than seven 
        subcommittees;
            (2) the Committee on Foreign Affairs may have not more than seven 
        subcommittees; and
            (3) the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure may have not 
        more than six subcommittees.
    (g) Exercise Facilities for Former Members.--During the One Hundred 
Thirteenth Congress--
            (1) The House of Representatives may not provide access to any 
        exercise facility which is made available exclusively to Members and 
        former Members, officers and former officers of the House of 
        Representatives, and their spouses to any former Member, former officer, 
        or spouse who is a lobbyist registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act 
        of 1995 or any successor statute or agent of a foreign principal as 
        defined in clause 5 of rule XXV. For purposes of this section, the term 
        ``Member'' includes a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to the Congress.
            (2) The Committee on House Administration shall promulgate 
        regulations to carry out this subsection.
    (h) Numbering of Bills.--In the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, the first 
10 numbers for bills (H.R. 1 through H.R. 10) shall be reserved for assignment 
by the Speaker and the second 10 numbers for bills (H.R. 11 through H.R. 20) 
shall be reserved for assignment by the Minority Leader.
    (i) Inclusion of United States Code Citations.--To the maximum extent 
practicable and consistent with established drafting conventions, an instruction 
in a bill or joint resolution proposing to repeal or amend any law or part 
thereof not contained in a codified title of the United States Code shall 
include, if available, the applicable United States Code citation in parenthesis 
immediately following the designation of the matter proposed to be repealed or 
amended.
    (j) Duplication of Federal Programs.--
            (1) The chair of a committee may request that the General 
        Accountability Office perform a duplication analysis of any bill or 
        joint resolution referred to that committee. Any such analysis shall 
        assess whether, and the extent to which, the bill or joint resolution 
        creates a new Federal program, office, or initiative that duplicates or 
        overlaps with any existing Federal program, office, or initiative.
            (2) The report of a committee on a bill or joint resolution shall 
        include a statement, as though under clause 3(c) of rule XIII, 
        indicating whether any provision of the measure establishes or 
        reauthorizes a program of the Federal Government known to be duplicative 
        of another Federal program. The statement shall at a minimum explain 
        whether--
                    (A) any such program was included in any report from the 
                Government Accountability Office to Congress pursuant to section 
                21 of Public Law 111-139; or
                    (B) the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, 
                published pursuant to the Federal Program Information Act 
                (Public Law 95-220, as amended by Public Law 98-169), identified 
                other programs related to the program established or 
                reauthorized by the measure.
    (k) Disclosure of Directed Rule Makings.--
            (1) The report of a committee on a bill or joint resolution shall 
        include a statement, as though under clause 3(c) of rule XIII, 
        estimating the number of directed rule makings required by the measure.
            (2) For purposes of this subparagraph, the term ``directed rule 
        making'' means a specific rule making within the meaning of section 551 
        of title 5, United States Code, specifically directed to be completed by 
        a provision in the measure, but does not include a grant of 
        discretionary rule making authority.

SEC. 4. COMMITTEES, COMMISSIONS, AND HOUSE OFFICES.

    (a) Litigation Matters.--
            (1) Continuing authority for the bipartisan legal advisory group.--
                    (A) The House authorizes the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group 
                of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress--
                            (i) to act as successor in interest to the 
                        Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the One Hundred 
                        Twelfth Congress with respect to civil actions in which 
                        it intervened in the One Hundred Twelfth Congress to 
                        defend the constitutionality of section 3 of the Defense 
                        of Marriage Act (1 U.S.C. 7) or related provisions of 
                        titles 10, 31, and 38, United States Code, including in 
                        the case of Windsor v. United States, 833 F. Supp.2d 394 
                        (S.D.N.Y. June 6, 2012), aff'd, 699 F.3d 169 (2d Cir. 
                        Oct. 18, 2012), cert. granted, No. 12-307 (Dec. 7, 
                        2012), cert. pending No. 12-63 (July 16, 2012) and 12-
                        785 (Dec. 28, 2012);
                            (ii) to take such steps as may be appropriate to 
                        ensure continuation of such civil actions; and
                            (iii) to intervene in other cases that involve a 
                        challenge to the constitutionality of section 3 of the 
                        Defense of Marriage Act or related provisions of titles 
                        10, 31, and 38, United States Code.
                    (B) Pursuant to clause 8 of rule II, the Bipartisan Legal 
                Advisory Group continues to speak for, and articulate the 
                institutional position of, the House in all litigation matters 
                in which it appears, including in Windsor v. United States.
            (2) Continuing authorities for the committee on oversight and 
        government reform and the office of general counsel.--
                    (A) The House authorizes--
                            (i) the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
                        of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress to act as the 
                        successor in interest to the Committee on Oversight and 
                        Government Reform of the One Hundred Twelfth Congress 
                        with respect to the civil action Committee on Oversight 
                        and Government Reform, United States House of 
                        Representatives v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., in his official 
                        capacity as Attorney General of the United States, filed 
                        by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in 
                        the One Hundred Twelfth Congress pursuant to House 
                        Resolution 706; and
                            (ii) the chair of the Committee on Oversight and 
                        Government Reform (when elected), on behalf of the 
                        Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the 
                        Office of General Counsel to take such steps as may be 
                        appropriate to ensure continuation of such civil action, 
                        including amending the complaint as circumstances may 
                        warrant.
                    (B) The House authorizes the chair of the Committee on 
                Oversight and Government Reform (when elected), on behalf of the 
                Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and until such 
                committee has adopted rules pursuant to clause 2(a) of rule XI, 
                to issue subpoenas related to the investigation into the United 
                States Department of Justice operation known as ``Fast and 
                Furious'' and related matters.
                    (C) The House authorizes the chair of the Committee on 
                Oversight and Government Reform (when elected), on behalf of the 
                Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Office of 
                General Counsel to petition to join as a party to the civil 
                action referenced in paragraph (1) any individual subpoenaed by 
                the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the One 
                Hundred Twelfth Congress as part of its investigation into the 
                United States Department of Justice operation known as ``Fast 
                and Furious'' and related matters who failed to comply with such 
                subpoena, or any successor to such individual.
                    (D) The House authorizes the chair of the Committee on 
                Oversight and Government Reform (when elected), on behalf of the 
                Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Office of 
                General Counsel, at the authorization of the Speaker after 
                consultation with the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group, to 
                initiate judicial proceedings concerning the enforcement of 
                subpoenas issued to such individuals.
    (b) House Democracy Partnership.--House Resolution 24, One Hundred Tenth 
Congress, shall apply in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in the same manner 
as such resolution applied in the One Hundred Tenth Congress except that the 
commission concerned shall be known as the House Democracy Partnership.
    (c) Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.--Sections 1 through 7 of House 
Resolution 1451, One Hundred Tenth Congress, shall apply in the One Hundred 
Thirteenth Congress in the same manner as such provisions applied in the One 
Hundred Tenth Congress, except that--
            (1) the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission may, in addition to 
        collaborating closely with other professional staff members of the 
        Committee on Foreign Affairs, collaborate closely with professional 
        staff members of other relevant committees; and
            (2) the resources of the Committee on Foreign Affairs which the 
        Commission may use shall include all resources which the Committee is 
        authorized to obtain from other offices of the House of Representatives.
    (d) Office of Congressional Ethics.--Section 1 of House Resolution 895, One 
Hundred Tenth Congress, shall apply in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 
the same manner as such provision applied in the One Hundred Tenth Congress, 
except that--
            (1) the Office of Congressional Ethics shall be treated as a 
        standing committee of the House for purposes of section 202(i) of the 
        Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 72a(i));
            (2) references to the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct 
        shall be construed as references to the Committee on Ethics;
            (3) the second sentence of section 1(b)(6)(A) shall not apply; and
            (4) members subject to section 1(b)(6)(B) may be reappointed for a 
        second additional term.
    (e) Empaneling Investigative Subcommittee of the Committee on Standards of 
Official Conduct.--The text of House Resolution 451, One Hundred Tenth Congress, 
shall apply in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in the same manner as such 
provision applied in the One Hundred Tenth Congress.

SEC. 5. ADDITIONAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS.

    (a) Reading of the Constitution.--The Speaker may recognize a Member for the 
Reading of the Constitution on any legislative day through January 15, 2013.
    (b) Motions to Suspend the Rules.--It shall be in order at any time on the 
legislative day of January 4, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that 
the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to a 
measure addressing flood insurance.
            Attest:

                                                                          Clerk.