H. RES. 15
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 5, 2011
Mr. Gingrey of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Westmoreland, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Posey, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Jones, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Harper, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Garrett, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Shimkus, and Mr. Poe of Texas) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules
Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that general appropriations for military construction and veterans’ affairs be considered as stand-alone measures.
That rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended by adding at the end the following new clause:
Stand-alone requirement for military construction and veterans’ affairs appropriations11.
It shall not be in order to consider any bill or joint resolution, or conference report thereon, containing appropriations within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations if such measure also contains appropriations within the jurisdiction of any other subcommittee of that committee. The preceding sentence shall not apply to any measure making supplemental appropriations or to any measure continuing appropriations for a period of not to exceed 60 days.