H.Res. 507 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Friday, July 26, 2002.
FLOOR ACTION:ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 217-207 on Thursday, July 27, 2002.
MANAGERS: REYNOLDS/FROST
107th Congress
2nd Session

Friday, July 26, 2002 (Calendar Day)
Thursday, July 25, 2002 (Legislative Day)

H.Res. 507 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee

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 special rule reported on the legislative day of Friday, July 26, 2002, providing for the consideration or disposition of conference reports to accompany any of the following bills: H.R. 3009, H.R. 3295, H.R. 333.

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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 Friday, July 26, 2002, providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following measures: (1) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3009) to extend the Andean Trade Preference Act, to grant additional trade benefits under that Act, and for other purposes. (2) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3295) to establish a program to provide funds to States to replace punch card voting systems, to establish the Election Assistance Commission to assist in the administration of Federal elections and to otherwise provide assistance with the administration of certain Federal election laws and programs, to establish minimum election administration standards for States and units of local government with responsibility for the administration of Federal elections, and for other purposes. (3) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 333) to amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.