H.Res. 983: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules and Providing for Consideration of Motions To Suspend the Rules

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday February 13, 2008.
FLOOR ACTION: LAID UPON THE TABLE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF H. Res. 1001 on Wednesday February 27, 2007.

MANAGERS:ARCURI/HASTINGS (WA)

110th Congress 
2nd Session

H.RES. 983

[Report No. 110-527]

 

WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(A) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE RULES

  1. Applies the waiver to any resolution reported on the legislative day of February 14, 2008, providing for consideration of any bill related to foreign intelligence surveillance.
  2. 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.
  3. Provides that certain specified measures may be considered under suspension of the rules at any time on the legislative day of Thursday, February 14, 2008. 

 

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 Thursday, February 14, 2008, relating to a bill addressing foreign intelligence surveillance.

            Sec. 2. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of Thursday, February 14, 2008, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules relating to a bill addressing foreign intelligence surveillance.