Notice of Action: H. Con. Res. 95 - Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

 

6:00 P.M.

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H. Con Res. 95 -

the Budget

Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing 5 hours of general debate, with 4 hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget, and one hour on the subject of economic goals and policies equally divided and controlled by Representative Saxton of New Jersey and Representative Maloney of New York or their designees. The rules waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution. The rule provides that the concurrent resolution shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and that the concurrent resolution shall be considered as read.

The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution which may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, and shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report, except that the adoption of an amendment in the nature of a substitute shall constitute the conclusion of consideration of the concurrent resolution for amendment. The rule permits the chairman of the Budget Committee to offer amendments in the House to achieve mathematical consistency. The rule provides that the concurrent resolution shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question of its adoption. The rule provides that after passage of H.Con.Res. 95, it shall be in order to consider in the House S.Con.Res. 18, to move to strike all after the resolving clause of S.Con.Res 18, and to insert the provisions of H.Con.Res. 95, as passed by the House. Finally, the rule waives all points of order against S.Con.Res. 18, against its consideration, and against the motion to strike and insert.