H. Rept. 112-693 - 112th Congress (2011-2012)

Report text available as:

Formatting necessary for an accurate reading of this legislative text may be shown by tags (e.g., <DELETED> or <BOLD>) or may be missing from this TXT display. For complete and accurate display of this text, see the PDF.


House Report 112-693 - PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6156) TO AUTHORIZE THE EXTENSION OF NONDISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT (NORMAL TRADE RELATIONS TREATMENT) TO PRODUCTS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND MOLDOVA AND TO REQUIRE REPORTS ON THE COMPLIANCE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION WITH ITS OBLIGATIONS AS A MEMBER OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

[House Report 112-693]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


112th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     112-693

======================================================================

 
 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6156) TO AUTHORIZE THE 
   EXTENSION OF NONDISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT (NORMAL TRADE RELATIONS 
  TREATMENT) TO PRODUCTS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND MOLDOVA AND TO 
 REQUIRE REPORTS ON THE COMPLIANCE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION WITH ITS 
OBLIGATIONS AS A MEMBER OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, AND FOR OTHER 
                                PURPOSES

                                _______
                                

 November 13, 2012.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

                                _______
                                

               Mr. Dreier, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 808]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 808, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to 
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be 
adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 6156, the 
Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, under a 
closed rule. The resolution provides 90 minutes of debate, with 
60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means and 
30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
The resolution waives all points of order against consideration 
of the bill. The resolution provides that an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 112-33 shall be considered as adopted, and the 
bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The resolution 
waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as 
amended. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions.
    Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the 
period from November 19, 2012, through November 23, 2012: (a) 
the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be 
considered as approved; (b) the Chair may adjourn the House to 
meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 
5, article I of the Constitution; and (c) bills and resolutions 
introduced shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional 
Record, and when printed shall bear the date of introduction, 
but may be referred at a later time.
    Finally, section 3 of the resolution provides that the 
Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair 
for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 as though 
under clause 8(a) of rule I.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 361.

    Motion by Ms. Slaughter to report an open rule. Defeated: 
3-8

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Mr. Sessions....................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Ms. Foxx........................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Bishop of Utah..............................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay
Mr. Nugent......................................          Nay
Mr. Scott of South Carolina.....................          Nay
Mr. Webster.....................................          Nay
Mr. Dreier, Chairman............................          Nay
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------