Notice of Action: Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15–674. [OJ Markup]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

5:07 PM

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H. Res. 639

Rules

Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15–674. [OJ Hearing, Markup, and Rule]

                      The Committee ordered the resolution favorably reported to the House by record vote of 7-3.  

The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-3, a closed rule.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution.  The rule provides that the resolution shall be considered as read and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule provides one motion to recommit.