Notice of Action: Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 3043 –Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

Monday, November 5, 2007

8:45 P.M.

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H.R. 3043          Appropriations        Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations – CONFERENCE REPORT

The Committee granted, by a vote of 8 to 3, a conference report rule waiving all points of order against the conference report and providing that the conference report shall be considered as read.

The rule also provides that any motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 3688 pursuant to section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 shall be in order only if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee.

The rule provides that, upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.R. 3043, with a Senate amendment thereto, it shall be in order to take the same from the Speaker's table and to consider in the House a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Appropriations that the House concur in such amendment.  The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read and shall be debatable for one hour.  The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion.