H.Res. 289 – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Thursday, March 26, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: LAID ON THE TABLE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF H. RES. 296 on  Tuesday, March 31, 2009.

MANAGERS: Matsui/Diaz-Balart

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 289

[Report No. 111-57]

 

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on 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 March 30, 2009, providing for consideration or disposition of the bill (H.R. 1388) to reauthorize and reform the national service laws, an amendment thereto, or a conference report thereon.

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 March 30, 2009, providing for consideration or disposition of the bill (H.R. 1388) to reauthorize and reform the national service laws, an amendment thereto, or a conference report thereon.