H.R.2642: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 11, 2007
  • Latest Major Action June 30, 2008

Bill Summary

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 - Title I: Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, International Affairs, and Other Security-Related Matters - Chapter 1: Agriculture - Makes supplemental appropriations for FY2008 to the Department of Agriculture for the Foreign Agricultural Service for grants under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (P.L. 480) for emergency and nonemergency food assistance to foreign...

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There are 16 statements associated with H.R.2642.

Bill Actions

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The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 110-186, by Mr. Edwards.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 110.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 480 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2642 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments.
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Welch asked unanimous consent that (1) it be in order at any time for the Speaker, as though pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule 18, to declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union for consideration of the bill H.R. 2642, which shall proceed according to the following order: the first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with; all points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule 21; general debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour, equally divided and controlled; after general debate, the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule; and no amendment shall be in order except those on a list submitted to the desk. Agreed to without objection.
Considered pursuant to previous special order.
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union pursuant to previous special order.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Stephen F. Lynch to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2642.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hayes amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hayes amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hayes demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blumenauer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price of Georgia amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Price of Georgia amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Price of Georgia demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Franks amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moran (KS) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moran (KS) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Moran (KS) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capito amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Corinne Brown (FL) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett (NJ) amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garrett (NJ) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett (NJ) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wilson (NM) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Musgrave amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Musgrave amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Salazar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hall (NY) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Upton amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pearce amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Mr. Edwards moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
On motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2642.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House.
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 409 - 2 (Roll no. 498).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 207.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Considered by Senate.
Considered by Senate.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 1. Record Vote Number: 316.
Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Johnson; Inouye; Landrieu; Byrd; Murray; Reed; Nelson NE; Leahy; Hutchison; Craig; Brownback; Allard; McConnell; Bennett; Cochran.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1197 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of a motion that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 with each of the three amendments printed in the report. The motion shall be debatable for two hours equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
Rule H. Res. 1197 passed House.
Mr. Obey moved that the House agree with amendments to the Senate amendment.
POINT OF ORDER - Mr. Ryan(WI) raised a point of order against H.R. 2642. Mr. Ryan(WI) stated that the proposed House amendments to the Senate amendment violate the Pay-Go rules. The Chair overruled the point order.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1197, the House proceeded with 2 hours of debate on the Obey motion to agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 with amendments.
DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 2642.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1197, the Chair announced that it would put the question on adoption of each of the 3 House amendments to the Senate amendment separately.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to agree to Senate amendment with House amendment No. 1 Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 141 - 149, 132 Present (Roll No. 328).
On motion to agree to Senate amendment with House amendment No. 2 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 196 (Roll No. 329).
On motion to agree to Senate Amendment with House Amendment No. 3 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 256 - 166 (Roll No. 330).
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 2 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4789) made in Senate.
Point of order that Reid motion to concur in House amendment no. 2 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4789) (title VIII and portions of title X) violates Rule XVI made in Senate.
Point of order against Reid motion to concur in House amendment no. 2 to the Senate amendment with amendment (SA 4789) sustained.
Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 2 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4803) made in Senate.
Considered by Senate.
Senate concurred in House amendment No. 2 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4803) by Yea-Nay Vote. 75 - 22. Record Vote Number: 137.
Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4816) made in Senate.
Point of order that Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4816) (Section 11312) violates Rule XVI.
Point of order against Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 1 with an amendment (SA 4816) sustained.
Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4817) made in Senate.
Senate disagreed to the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4817) by Yea-Nay Vote. 34 - 63. Record Vote Number: 138.
The motion to concur in the House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4817), pursuant to the order of May 21, 2008, having failed to achieve the required 60 votes in the affirmative, was withdrawn in the Senate.
Reid motion to concur in House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4818) made in Senate.
Senate concurred in House amendment No. 1 to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 4818) Yea-Nay Vote. 70 - 26. Record Vote Number: 139.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1284, Mr. Obey called up from the Speaker's table the bill, H.R. 2642, and offered a motion.
Mr. Obey moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1284, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Obey motion to agree to the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642, with an amendment.
At the conclusion of debate and pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1284, the previous question was ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1284, the question of adoption of the Senate amendments will be divided to the end that the disposition of the Senate amendments will be decided separately.
On motion to agree to Senate amendment to House amendment No. 1 to Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 268 - 155 (Roll no. 431).
On motion to agree to Senate amendment to House amendment No. 2 to Senate amendment with amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 416 - 12 (Roll No. 432).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk:.
Motion to concur in House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment made in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Point of order raised in Senate with respect to House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment.
Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 21. Record Vote Number: 161.
Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment and agreed to House amendment to the Senate engrossed amendment by by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 6. Record Vote Number: 162.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 110-252.
June 11, 2007

Introduced in the House by Chet Edwards (D-Texas)

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