[House Report 112-408]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


112th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     112-408

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 2842) TO AUTHORIZE ALL 
  BUREAU OF RECLAMATION CONDUIT FACILITIES FOR HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT 
         UNDER FEDERAL RECLAMATION LAW, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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   March 5, 2012.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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           Mr. Bishop of Utah, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 570]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 570, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to 
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be 
adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2842, the 
Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and 
Rural Jobs Act of 2011, under a modified open rule. The 
resolution provides one hour of general debate equally divided 
and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Natural Resources. The resolution waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
resolution makes in order the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources 
now printed in the bill as original text for purpose of 
amendment, and provides that each section shall be considered 
as read. The resolution waives all points of order against the 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution makes 
in order only those amendments that have been submitted for 
printing in the Congressional Record dated at least one day 
before the day of consideration of the amendment and pro forma 
amendments for the purpose of debate. Each amendment submitted 
for printing in the Congressional Record may be offered only by 
the Member who submitted it for printing or the Member's 
designee, and each such amendment shall be considered as read 
if printed. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with 
or without instructions.
    Finally, the resolution provides that the chair of the 
Committee on Financial Services is authorized, on behalf of the 
committee, to file a supplemental report to accompany H.R. 
3606.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute made in 
order as original text, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.