H.Res. 157: H.Con.Res. 63 - Disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9 to 4 Monday February 12, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-192 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 227-197 on Tuesday February 13, 2007.

MANAGERS: SLAUGHTER/DREIER

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 157

[Report No. 110-12]

 

 

H. Con. Res. 63 - Disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional combat troops to Iraq. 

  1. Closed rule
  2. Provides for the following general debate in the House: 1) not beyond midnight on Tuesday, February 13, 2007;  2) not beyond midnight on Wednesday, February 14, 2007;  and 3) 12 hours beginning on Thursday, February 15, 2007.  All debate is equally divided and controlled by the Majority and Minority Leader or their designees.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution and provides that the concurrent resolution shall be considered as read. 
  4. Provides that the Majority Leader at any time, after consultation with the Minority Leader, may extend debate time for an additional hour.
  5. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the concurrent resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.
  6. Contains one motion to recommit which may not contain instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 63) disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq.  The concurrent resolution shall be considered as read.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the concurrent resolution to final adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question except: (1) debate not beyond midnight on Tuesday, February 13, 2007, equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees; (2) debate not beyond midnight on Wednesday, February 14, 2007, equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees; (3) 12 hours of debate commencing on Thursday, February 15, 2007, equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees; and (4) one motion to recommit which may not contain instructions.

            Sec. 2. During consideration of House Concurrent Resolution 63 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding any other provision of this resolution, on each demand of the Majority Leader or his designee after consultation with the Minority Leader, it shall be in order at any time to debate the concurrent resolution for an additional hour equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader or their designees.

            Sec. 3. During consideration of House Concurrent Resolution 63 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the concurrent resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.