H. Res. 557 - Relating to the liberation of the Iraqi people and the valiant service of the United States Armed Forces and Coalition forces

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday,March 16, 2004.
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 228-195, AFTER AGREEING ON THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 217 - 197 on Wednesday, March 17, 2004.
MANAGERS: DREIER/HASTINGS (FL)
108th Congress
2nd Session

H. Res. 557 - Relating to the liberation of the Iraqi people and the valiant service of the United States Armed Forces and Coalition forces

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides four hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on International Relations, or their designee.

3. Provides one motion to recommit which may not contain instructions.

4. Section 2 of the resolution provides that during consideration of H. Res. 557, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the resolution (H. Res. 557) relating to the liberation of the Iraqi people and the valiant service of the United States Armed Forces and Coalition forces. The resolution shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the resolution and preamble to final adoption without intervening motion except: (1) four hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on International Relations or their designee; and (2) one motion to recommit which may not contain instructions.

Sec. 2. During consideration of House Resolution 557 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.