H.Res. 818: H.R. 4156 – making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-3 on Tuesday November 13, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 219 – 190 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 209 – 185 on Wednesday November 14, 2007.

MANAGERS:McGOVERN/DREIER

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 818

[Report No. 110-448]

 

H.R. 4156 – making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides two hours of 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. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  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.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4156) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours 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 H.R. 4156 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.