H.R.265: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

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Bill Summary

Highlights: This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), except for the Forest Service, which is included in the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The bill also provides appropriations for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Farm Credit Administration. The bill includes both discretionary and mandatory funding. The mandatory funding levels are...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 16 statements associated with H.R.265.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 11
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 10
Mr. Aderholt moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H397)
Jan. 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 10

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 183 (Roll no. 25). (text: CR H376-388)

Jan. 10

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 183 (Roll no. 25).

Jan. 10
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H438-440)
Jan. 10

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 229 (Roll no. 24).

Jan. 10
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 28. (consideration: CR H375-398)
Jan. 10
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 10
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Aderholt demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
Jan. 10
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Aderholt motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to make various reductions throughout the bill and increases funds for Rurual Utilities Service - Distance Learning, Telemedicine, and Broadband Program, originally funded in Public Law 115-141. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
Jan. 10
Mr. Aderholt moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 10
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jan. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 265.
Jan. 10
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
Jan. 10
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 28.
Jan. 8
Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 8
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 28 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.)

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