H.Res. 408: H.J. Res. 64 – Disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
FLOOR ACTION: 

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114th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 408

Report No. 114-256

 

 

H.J. Res. 64 - Disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.

  1. Closed rule.
  2. Provides ten hours of debate equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, and Ways and Means.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.
  4. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.
  6. Provides a final period of debate, which shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
  7. Provides one motion to recommit.
  8. Section 2 provides that upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.J. Res. 61 with a Senate amendment to the text thereof consisting only of the text of H.J. Res. 64 as passed by the House, the House shall be considered to have concurred in the Senate amendment or amendments.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 64) disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclea1· program of Iran. All points of order against consideration of the joint resolution are waived. The joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the joint resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) ten hours of debate equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, and Ways and Means; (2) a final period of debate which shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs; and (3) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 2. Upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting House Joint Resolution 61 with a Senate amendment to the text thereof consisting only of the text of House Joint Resolution 64 as passed by the House, the House shall be considered to have taken from the Speaker's table House Joint Resolution 61, with the Senate amendment to the text thereof and any amendment to the title thereof, and to have concurred in the Senate amendment or amendments.