H. Res. 88: H.R. 1 – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE  on Monday, January 26, 2009.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 235-191 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 244-183 on Tuesday, January 27, 2009.

 

 

MANAGERS: McGovern/Dreier

111th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES 88

[Report No. 111-6]

 

H.R. 1 – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  1. General debate rule.
  1. Provides 3.5 hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations, who may yield control of blocks of that time.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that after general debate the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion.
  1. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1) making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed three and one half hours equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations, who may yield control of blocks of that time. After general debate, the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion. No further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.