H.Res. 1490: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE  on Wednesday, September 24, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 222-198  AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 227-198 on Wednesday, September 24, 2008.

MANAGERS: Arcuri/Sessions

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1490

[Report No. 110-879]

 

WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES

  1. Waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.
  2. Applies the waiver to any resolution reported on any legislative day through September 27, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.

 

RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported on any legislative day through September 27, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.