[House Report 113-31] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 113th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session 113-31 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 678) TO AUTHORIZE ALL BUREAU OF RECLAMATION CONDUIT FACILITIES FOR HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT UNDER FEDERAL RECLAMATION LAW, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES _______ April 9, 2013.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Bishop of Utah, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 140] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 140, 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. 678, the Bureau of Reclamation and Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act, 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 provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. The resolution makes in order only those amendments that are 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 may be offered only by the Member who submitted it for printing or the Member's designee and shall be considered as read if printed. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 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 provisions in the bill, the Committee is not aware of any points of order. The waiver prophylactic in nature.