Notice of Action: Conference report to accompany H.R. 3074 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008; H.R. 4156 - Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

8:15 P.M.

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Conference report to accompany H.R. 3074           

Appropriations    

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

The Committee granted, by a voice vote, a conference report rule. The rule waives all points of order against the conference report on H.R. 3074, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008, and against its consideration and provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.

H.R. 4156   Appropriations      Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008

The Committee granted, by a vote of 9 to 3, a closed rule. The rule provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill.  The rule provides one motion to recommit the bill.  Finally, the rule permits the Chair, during consideration of the bill, to postpone further consideration of it to a time designated by the Speaker.