H.Res. 976: Rule for H.R. 5349 - To extend the Protect America Act of 2007 for 21 days

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE OF 7-4 on Tuesday February 12, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION:

MANAGERS:ARCURI/HASTINGS (WA)

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 976

[Report No. 110-525]

 

H.R. 5349 – To Extend the Protect Act of 2007 for 21 Days

  1. Closed rule.
  1. Provides one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.
  1. Waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  This waiver does not affect the point of order available under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
  1. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Provides that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker.

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RESOLUTION

            Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 5349) to extend the Protect America Act of 2007 for 21 days.  All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The bill shall be considered as read.  All points of order against provisions of the bill are waived.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; and (2) one motion to recommit.

            Sec. 2.  During consideration of H.R. 5349 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.