H.Res. 873: 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 VOICE VOTE on Thursday December 13, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 212 - 185 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 215 - 183 on Monday December 17, 2007.

MANAGERS:MCGOVERN/DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN 

110th Congress 
1st Session

H.RES. 873

[Report No. 110-493]

 

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 the legislative day of December 17, 2007, providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2764, the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs Appropriations Act, 2008.
  3. Applies the waiver to any resolution reported on the legislative day of December 17, 2007, providing for consideration of  the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 6) to reduce our Nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in alternative energy, 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 December 17, 2007, providing for consideration of any of the following measures:

 (1) The Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2764) making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

 (2) The Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 6) to reduce our Nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in alternative energy, and for other purposes.