H.Res. 827 - Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspent the Rules

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.
FLOOR ACTION: AGREED TO BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-178 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-183 on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Sessions

112th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES 827

[Report No. 112-700]

 

H.Res. 827 - Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

1. Provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of December 28, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.

2. Provides that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration under suspension of the rules.

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of December 28, 2012, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this resolution.