H.Res. 869: H.J.Res. 69 - Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday December 12, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 222 - 184 on Thursday December 13, 2007.

MANAGERS:SLAUGHTER/DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN 

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 869

[Report No. 110-492]

 

H.J.Res. 69- making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.

  1. Closed rule.
  1. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution except for clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the joint resolution.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.
  1. Contains one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker. 
  1. Directs the Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations to insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 110th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of appropriations measures for the fiscal year.
  1. Lays H.Res. 839 and H.Res. 850 on the table.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 69) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.  All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The joint resolution shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the joint resolution are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of House Joint Resolution 69 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

            Sec. 3.  The chairman of the Committee on Appropriations shall insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 110th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of appropriations measures for the fiscal year 2008.

            Sec. 4.  House Resolution 839 and House Resolution 850 are laid upon the table.