H.J. Res. 88 - Marriage Protection Amendment

COMMITTEE ACTION:   REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday July 17, 2006. 
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday July 18, 2006.

MANAGERS: GINGREY/MCGOVERN

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 918

[Report No. 109-573]

 

 

H.J. RES. 88 – MARRIAGE PROTECTION AMENDMENT

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour and 30 minutes of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.

4. Provides one motion to recommit.

5. Provides that during consideration of the joint resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint 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 without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 88) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage. The joint resolution shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour and 30 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.J. Res. 88 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.