H.Res. 893: H.R. 2764 – Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, 2008; H. J. Res. 72 - making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday December 19, 2007.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday December 19, 2007.

MANAGERS: MCGOVERN/ DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN
110th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 893
[Report No. 110-498]

 

 Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to 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 consideration of the joint resolution (H.J.Res. 72) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2764.
  1. Makes in order a motion by the chairman of the Committee on Appropriations to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2764. 
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except for clause 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  1. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Provides a closed rule for consideration of H.J.Res. 72.
  1. Provides one hour of general debate in the House on the joint resolution, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against the joint resolution and against its consideration except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.
  1. Permits one motion to recommit.
  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the motion to concur or the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.
  1. Tables H.Res. 849.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table 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, with the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI, a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. Upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 72) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes. All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions of the joint resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 3. During consideration of House Joint Resolution 72 or the motion to concur pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of either measure to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.

Sec. 4. House Resolution 849 is laid upon the table.