H. Res. 157: Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, and for other purposes

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY AVOICE VOTE on Tuesday, February 11, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 248 - 174 on Wednesday, February 12, 2009.

MANAGERS: Perlmutter/Foxx

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 157

[Report No. 111-14]

 

Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, and for other purposes

1.      Provides that measures may be considered under suspension of the rules at any time through the legislative day of February 13, 2009.

2.      Provides that the Speaker shall consult with the Minority Leader on the designation of any matter for consideration under suspension of the rules pursuant to this resolution.

3.      Provides that H. Res. 10 is amended to change the hour of daily meeting of the House to 9:00 a.m. for Fridays and Saturdays.

 RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of February 13, 2009, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

          Sec. 2. The matter after the resolved clause of House Resolution 10 is amended to read as follows: ``That unless otherwise ordered, before Monday, May 18, 2009, the hour of daily meeting of the House shall be 2 p.m. on Mondays; noon on Tuesdays; 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. on all other days of the week; and from Monday, May 18, 2009, until the end of the first session, the hour of daily meeting of the House shall be noon on Mondays; 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; and 9 a.m. on all other days of the week.''.