H.Res. H.R. 3074 - Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies appropriations bill, 2008.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 10-0 on Thursday, July 19, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A VOICE VOTE AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 210 - 179 on Monday, July 23, 2007.

MANAGERS:WELCH/SESSIONS

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 558

[Report No. 110-242]

 
 

H.R. 3074 – Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

  1. Open rule.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  4. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
  5. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the Congressional Record.
  6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  7. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

 

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. 3074) making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, 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 one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.  After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.  Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived.  During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII.  Amendments so printed shall be considered as read.  When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

            Sec. 2. During consideration in the House of H.R. 3074 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.