H.R. 5684 – United State-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

COMMITTEE ACTION:   REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 7- 3 on Wednesday July 19, 2006. 
FLOOR ACTION: AGREED TO BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 237-187 AFTER CONSIDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 227-196 on Thursday, July 20, 2006.

MANAGERS: HASTINGS(WA)/MATSUI

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 925

[Report No. 109-579]

 

 

H.R. 5684 - United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides two hours of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion.

5. Provides that during consideration of the bill, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker in consonance with section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974.

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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 bill (H.R. 5684) to implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement. The bill shall be considered as read. The bill shall be debatable for two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. Pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. During consideration of H.R. 5684 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker in consonance with section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974.