Notice of Action: S. Con. Res. 3 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the US Government for FY 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for FY 2018 through 2026; S. 84 - To provide for an exception to a limitation against..

Thursday, January 12, 2017

7:45 PM

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S. Con. Res. 3

Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026.

S. 84

To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces.

          The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-3, a structured rule for S. Con. Res. 3.  The rule provides two hours of general debate with 90 minutes confined to the congressional budget equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and 30 minutes on the subject of economic goals and policies equally divided and controlled by Rep. Tiberi of Ohio and Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York or their respective designees.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution.  The rule makes in order only the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report. Such amendment may be offered only by the 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 and shall not be subject to amendment.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.  The rule provides that the concurrent resolution shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question of its adoption. 

Additionally, the rule grants a closed rule for S. 84.  The rule provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule provides one motion to commit.