H.Res. 601: H.R. 3159 - Ensuring Military Readiness Through Stability and Predictability Deployment Policy Act of 2007

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7 - 2 on Wednesday, August 1, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION:  ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224 - 200 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 225 - 201 on Thursday, August 2, 2007.

MANAGERS: SLAUGHTER/DREIER

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 601

[Report No. 110-292]

 

H.R. 3159 – Ensuring Military Readiness Through Stability and Predictability Deployment Policy Act of 2007

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.
  3. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.
  4. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  5. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  6. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended.
  7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  8. 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 upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3159) to mandate minimum periods of rest and recuperation for units and members of the regular and reserve components of the Armed Forces between deployments for Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.  The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, 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 Armed Services; and (2) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 3159 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.