H. Res 1046 - WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED BY THE RULES COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday September 27, 2006.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 227-191 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 223-197 on Thursday September 28, 2006.
MANAGERS: HASTINGS(WA)/SLAUGHTER
109th Congress
2nd Session
H.RES. 1046 
[Report No. 109-691]

H. Res 1046 - WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED BY THE RULES COMMITTEE

 

 

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 certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.

2. Applies the waiver to any special rule reported on the legislative day of September 28, 2006, providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following measures:

(1) A bill to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.

(2) A bill to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.

(3) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 5441) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

3. Provides that House Resolutions 654 and 767 are laid upon the table.

 

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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 on the legislative day of September 28, 2006, providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following measures:

(1) A bill to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.

(2) A bill to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.

(3) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 5441) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

Sec. 2. House Resolutions 654 and 767 are laid upon the table.