H.Res. 1503: 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 Thursday, September 25, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE 216-203  AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY RECORD VOTE 222-198 on Thursday, September 25, 2008.

MANAGERS: Castor/Hastings(WA)

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 1503

[Report No. 110-888]

 

H.Res. 1503 – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the 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 the legislative day of September 26, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure investment, and economic and energy assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, 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 the legislative day of September 26, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition of a measure making supplemental appropriations for job creation and preservation, infrastructure investment, and economic and energy assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.