H.Res. 659: 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 Tuesday September 18, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: LAID ON THE TABLE on Wednesday September 26, 2007.

MANAGERS: ARCURI/DIAZ-BALART

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 659

[Report No. 110-332]

 

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 resolutions reported through the legislative day of Wednesday, September 19, 2007, providing for consideration of a bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to enhance the postmarket authorities of the Food and Drug Administration with respect to the safety of drugs, and for other purposes.

 

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 19, 2007, providing for consideration of a bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to enhance the postmarket authorities of the Food and Drug Administration with respect to the safety of drugs, and for other purposes.