H. Res. 1020: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: This resolution was laid on the table.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Sessions

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 1020

Report No. 115-873

 

H. Res. __ - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules,  and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

  1. Waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 27, 2018 relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.
  2. Provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 26, 2018, or July 27, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.
  3. Provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That 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 is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 27, 2018, relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 26, 2018, or July 27, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.

Sec. 3. The Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.