H. Rept. 113-242 - 113th Congress (2013-2014)
October 03, 2013, As Reported by the Rules Committee

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House Report 113-242 - PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 75) MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE RULES; WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES




[House Report 113-242]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


113th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session                                                    113-242

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  PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 75) 
MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION 
PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014, AND FOR 
 OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE 
 RULES; WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT 
TO CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON 
                     RULES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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  October 3, 2013.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 371]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 371, by a record vote of 9 to 4, report the 
same to the House with the recommendation that the resolution 
be adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides closed rules for H.J. Res. 75, H.J. 
Res. 76, H.J. Res. 77, H.J. Res. 78, H.J. Res. 79, H.J. Res. 
80, H.J. Res. 82, H.J. Res. 83, H.J. Res. 84, and H.J. Res. 85. 
The resolution provides 40 minutes of debate on each joint 
resolution equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The 
resolution waives all points of order against consideration of 
each joint resolution and provides that each joint resolution 
shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points 
of order against provisions in each joint resolution. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit each joint 
resolution.
    Section 3 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, 
under a closed rule. The resolution provides 40 minutes of 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government 
Reform. The resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the 
bill shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all 
points of order against provisions in the bill. The resolution 
provides for one motion to recommit.
    Section 4 of the resolution 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 from the Rules Committee through the legislative day 
of October 21, 2013.
    Section 5 of the resolution provides that it shall be in 
order at any time through the calendar day of October 20, 2013, 
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.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.J. Res. 75, H.J. Res. 76, H.J. Res. 77, H.J. Res. 78, H.J. 
Res. 79, H.J. Res. 80, H.J. Res. 82, H.J. Res. 83, H.J. Res. 
84, and H.J. Res. 85 may include a waiver of clause 11 of rule 
XXI, prohibiting the consideration of a bill or joint 
resolution which has not been reported by a committee until the 
third calendar day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, or legal 
holidays except when the House is in session on such a day) on 
which such measure has been available to Members, Delegates, 
and the Resident Commissioner. If any one of the aforementioned 
joint resolutions is considered before it is available for the 
requisite number of calendar days, then the waiver of clause 11 
of rule XXI would be applicable to that joint resolution.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.J. Res. 75, H.J. Res. 76, H.J. Res. 77, H.J. 
Res. 78, H.J. Res. 79, H.J. Res. 80, H.J. Res. 82, H.J. Res. 
83, H.J. Res. 84, and H.J. Res. 85, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 3223 may include a waiver of clause 11 of rule XXI, 
prohibiting the consideration of a bill or joint resolution 
which has not been reported by a committee until the third 
calendar day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays 
except when the House is in session on such a day) on which 
such measure has been available to Members, Delegates, and the 
Resident Commissioner. If H.R. 3223 is considered before it is 
available for the requisite number of calendar days, then the 
waiver of clause 11 of rule XXI would be applicable to that 
bill.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 3223, 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. 80

    Motion by Ms. Slaughter to add to the end of the rule the 
following new sections: ``Section 6 Immediately upon the 
adoption of this resolution the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 59) 
making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for 
other purposes, with the House amendments to the Senate 
amendment thereto, shall be taken from the Speaker's table and 
the pending question shall be, without intervention of any 
point of order, whether the House shall recede from its 
amendments and concur in the Senate amendment. The Senate 
amendment shall be considered as read. The question shall be 
debatable for 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the 
chair and ranking member of the Committee on Appropriations. 
The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the 
question of receding from the House amendments and concurring 
in the Senate amendment without intervening motion or demand 
for division of the question. Section 7 Clause 1(c) of rule XIX 
shall not apply to the consideration of H.J. Res. 59 as 
specified in section 6 of this resolution.'' Defeated: 4-9.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Bishop of Utah..............................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Nugent......................................          Nay
Mr. Webster.....................................          Nay
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen................................          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 81

    Motion by Ms. Foxx to report the rule. Adopted: 9-4.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Ms. Foxx........................................          Yea   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Nay
Mr. Bishop of Utah..............................          Yea   Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Cole........................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Nugent......................................          Yea
Mr. Webster.....................................          Yea
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen................................          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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