H.Res. 700 - 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 RECORD VOTE OF 9-2 on Thursday, July 31, 2014.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 219-190 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-184 on Friday, August 1, 2014.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

113th Congress
2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 700

Report No. 113-570

 

H. Res._- 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 any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of September 5, 2014 relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.
  2. Section 2 provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 5, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules for measures relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.

 

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 September 5, 2014, providing for consideration or disposition of measures relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.

Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 5, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to measures addressing the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.