H. Res. 1771 - 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 A VOICE VOTE  on Thursday, December 16, 2010.
FLOOR ACTION:

MANAGERS: McGovern/Dreier

111th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 1771

[Report No. 111-684]

 

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 certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.|

2.         Applies the waiver to any resolution reported through the legislative day of December 24, 2010.

3.         Provides that measures may be considered under suspension of the rules at any time through the legislative day of December 24, 2010. The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to section 2 of the rule.

                                                                              

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 December 24, 2010.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of December 24, 2010, 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.